World-first 3D printed oesophageal stents developed by the University of South Australia could revolutionize the delivery of chemotherapy drugs.
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The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Researchers have developed an robotic system to enhance the safety and efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer.
Thanks to smart software doctors will soon be able to detect early signs of esophageal cancer in patients with so-called Barrett’s esophagus.
Clinical studies on robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen have so far shown few advantages for this cost-intensive surgical method.
Engineers have designed an ingestible pill that quickly swells to the size of a soft, squishy ping-pong ball big enough to stay in the stomach for an extended period of time.