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New Pill-Sized Device Detects Esophagus Conditions Easier Than Expensive Endoscopy
2013-01-14 09:46:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors may soon have a new method for checking for cancers and other ailments of the esophagus thanks to a pill-sized device that can take microscopic images as it is fed down through the throat. Scientists hope the new technology can become an easier way to screen people for a condition known as Barrett´s esophagus, a precancerous condition usually caused by chronic exposure to stomach acid. Unlike current imaging...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

NICE, France, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mauna Kea Technologies today announced highlights from the 3rd Annual International Conference of Cellvizio® Users (ICCU). The meeting included 32 different speakers and 25 posters on the role and impact of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) with Cellvizio in diagnosing, treating and managing patients with gastrointestinal (GI) and lung diseases. Cellvizio provides physicians with a cellular-level view of...

2009-03-31 07:00:00

PARIS and TORONTO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - Mauna Kea Technologies and VisualSonics today announced that they have entered an exclusive distribution agreement through which VisualSonics will market and sell Cellvizio LAB high resolution in vivo imaging systems to pre-clinical researchers on a worldwide basis. Cellvizio LAB provides researchers with a new way to understand physiological phenomena at the cellular and sub-cellular levels in situ in animal subjects. For the first time,...

2008-10-22 12:00:51

VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mauna Kea Technologies, a leader in in vivo cellular imaging, announced today that new data show it's possible to view and characterize tissue lining the common bile duct at a microscopic level in real time with its Cellvizio(r) device, the world's smallest microscope. Marc Giovannini, M.D., Endoscopy Unit, Paoli-Calmettes Institute, Marseille, France presented these findings in an oral presentation at the 16th Annual 2008 United European...

2008-10-14 03:00:32

PARIS, Oct. 14, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mauna Kea Technologies, a leader in in vivo cellular imaging, announced today that four poster abstracts and one oral presentation regarding the company's flagship technology, Cellvizio(r), will be presented at the 16th Annual 2008 United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) conference taking place in Vienna, Austria, October 18-22nd. Cellvizio, the world's smallest microscope, is the first microscopic imaging system designed to provide live,...

2007-05-17 15:04:25

PARIS and WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mauna Kea Technologies (MKT), a leader in the field of in vivo cellular imaging for biomedical research and clinical practice, today announced that five oral presentations and eight posters on MKT's Cellvizio(R)-GI will be presented at the Digestive Disease Week(R) (DDW) 2007 conference taking place in Washington, D.C., May 19 to 24. Cellvizio(R)-GI is the Company's technology platform for gastrointestinal applications that enables real-time...