A Self-Propelled Catheter for Lung Biopsies

Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a self-propelled catheter, which can move like an earthworm and could help doctors reach areas of the lung that can be tricky to access using conventional bronchoscopes.

At the moment, if doctors want to take a closer look at the lesion in someone’s lungs, they typically use a bronchos (Read more...)

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