Tag: "endoscope" at medical news
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
... ofinjuries to organs resulting from the use of an endoscope
during surgery (ineach case, rates are less than one percent). An endoscope
is a tool that allowssurgeons to view necessary organs without having to make a large incision. "M...
'Glitches' discovered and fixed in animal study make surgery for human pituitary tumors quicker, safer and less painful
...tching between two lenses of different angles, the endoscope
can bemanipulated to provide a view of the spaces ...ope,"said Dr. Shahinian. "Then I started taking an endoscope
and, after doing theprocedure with a microscope, I'd insert the endoscope
to look around corners.The...
Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof
medical, surgical, research and other components
...ive and highly successfulprocedure utilizes a tiny endoscope
-- 2.8mm wide and 20cm long -- with angledtips to provide a panoramic view of the brain. Because the point of entry isthrough a nostril, there is no scarring, the brain is undisturbed and both thetime required for the actual surgical procedure, as we...
From sci-fi to reality microendoscopy to diagnose breast cancer?
...y few glass fibres. So the Guys team, working with endoscope
designers and manufacturers Acueity Inc. from Cali...ugh the tiny openings at the tip of the nipple the endoscope
sends back magnified pictures of the inside of the breast duct to television screens where doctors c...
Scientists image tooth decay in the 3rd dimension
...echnique is fast and simple and we could attach an endoscope
to our kit to allow dentists to use the device in the surgery. They would shine the endoscope
at the tooth they wanted to examine, and by using high-speed CCD camera, the image could be delivere...
Optics meeting tips: Internal fingerprints, no cell left behind, 3-D reality
...ed a fiber-optic probe that is inserted through an endoscope
that will measure via spectroscopy the structural properties of cells in tissue. For example, cancerous cells can be identified by changes in size or density of sub-cellular components like the nuclei. Bigio's research takes the spectroscopic measure...
Rice engineers demo first T-ray endoscope
...ity in Houston have demonstrated the world's first endoscope
for terahertz imaging, a discovery that could exte...'s kept them off of some factory floors -- and our endoscope
technology has the potential to change that."...
Faster, less expensive test proven more effective in detecting bladder cancer
... also received a cystoscopy, which uses a flexible endoscope
to examine the bladder. This low-risk procedure can be performed under local anesthesia in a doctor's office and is considered the "gold standard" of diagnostic tests, but can fail to detect some bladder cancers, says Grossman. In this study, the res...