Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, November 28th, 2008
The availability of endoscopes with microscopic capabilities for visualizing tissue at the cellular level has decreased the requirement for a biopsy in endoscopic GI procedures. PENTAX's Confocal Endomicroscope, for example, enables physicians to examine inner structures at extreme magnifications, in some cases allowing for diagnosis without the need for a biopsy. Should additional competitors enter the endomicroscopy market, unit...
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