Gastrointestinal (GI) disease affects millions of people worldwide and costs billions of dollars annually. Because the symptoms of GI diseases are often vague, physicians are often presented with gastrointestinal disease in advanced stages. Because conventional endoscopes often cannot reach all the way through the 20-foot small bowel, exploratory surgery previously was necessary to enable physicians to complete their diagnosis.
A Steerable Mechanism for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
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Mohseni, K. "A Steerable Mechanism for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy." Proceedings of the ASME 2007 2nd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference. ASME 2007 2nd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices. Irvine, California, USA. June 7–8, 2007. pp. 113-114. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/BioMed2007-38048
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