Colonoscopy performed by magnetically controlled capsule robot

A colonoscopy is still the most effective way for a physician to diagnose a variety of colorectal diseases. The procedure, completed under sedation, is a mildly invasive and unpleasant process that many patients tend to delay due to concern over discomfort. But new research has paved the way for a capsule-sized robot to take over these procedures in the future making the diagnostic and treatment process quicker and easier... Continue Reading Colonoscopy performed by magnetically controlled capsule robot Category: Medical Tags: Medical Imaging Robot Surgery Video Related Articles: Smart biopsy needle helps doctors dodge the danger zone New medical imaging technique delivers streaming video at molecular level Tadpole-like endoscope swims through gastrointestinal tract in search of cancer Cancer-imaging video pil

Colonoscopy performed by magnetically controlled capsule robot

A colonoscopy is still the most effective way for a physician to diagnose a variety of colorectal diseases. The procedure, completed under sedation, is a mildly invasive and unpleasant ...

Tue 9 May 17 from Gizmag

First-ever autonomously controlled 'capsule robot' explores colon

New research shows that an 18-mm magnetized capsule colonoscope, which can be paired with standard medical instruments, successfully performed intricate maneuvers inside the colon while guided ...

Mon 8 May 17 from Medical Xpress

First-ever autonomously controlled 'capsule robot' explores colon, Mon 8 May 17 from ScienceDaily

Doctors Have Built a Magnetic Robot to Gently Explore Your Colon

As you get older, colonoscopies become an important part of maintaining your health, allowing doctors to spot potentially fatal diseases like colon cancer before they progress too far. So medical ...

Tue 9 May 17 from Gizmodo

Magnetic Robot Can Perform Colonoscopies

In the future, robots may perform your colonoscopy: Scientists at Vanderbilt University have developed a robot that can perform complex colonoscopy maneuvers in pigs.

Mon 8 May 17 from Livescience

Autonomous 'capsule robot' explores colon for first time

An 18mm magnetised capsule colonoscope can search for tumours in the bowel, researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Centre in Nashville have found.

Mon 8 May 17 from Daily Mail

Robotically Controlled Capsule Scope Passes Early Tests

(MedPage Today) -- Tethered capsule can perform complex intracolonic maneuvers automatically

Wed 10 May 17 from MedPageToday

A capsule robot just took its maiden voyage - through a pig's colon

Biomedical engineers have developed a tiny, autonomous capsule that can perform a colonoscopy from within.

Tue 9 May 17 from Techradar

'Capsule Robot' May Guide Future Colon Check

Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say

Mon 8 May 17 from WebMD

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