gastroenterology
IBS

Capsule gut gas sensor could surpass breath testing

Victorian researchers have developed a gas-sensing swallowable capsule device with high accuracy that could allow it to surpass breath testing as the benchmark for diagnosing gut disorders. With intestinal gases such as hydrogen currently used for diagnosis of disorders including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and carbohydrate malabsorption, biomedical engineers at RMIT University in Melbourne ...

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