Tiny endoscope gives detailed view of esophagus for diagnosis

01/14/2013 | Nature

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a small endoscope -- the size of a penny -- on a wire that physicians can use to examine a patient's esophagus in 3D minute detail as they assess conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease or Barrett’s esophagus. The endomicroscope device, which patients swallow with water, can be used without anesthesia and does not cause pain.

View Full Article in:

Nature

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL
Director of ASO Department
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington-or could be in Nashville, TN, KY
Claims Director
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Mgr NGS Provider Enrollment (I)
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA