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Computer Assisted Neuro-Rehabilitation Devices Way of the Future
...ia computer and change dosages simply by putting a wand
over the patient’s abdomen,” said Fisher. “This pump is just one example of how we’re able to use advance computer technology to help patients regain mobility and restore quality of life.” A robotically-enhanced treadmill called AutoAmbulator is ge...
Cytobrush to detect oral cancer
...rn runs a small round brush - similar to a mascara wand
over the suspicious lesion. “The bristles are like those on a toothbrush,” Greenberg said. “They can penetrate and get a better sampling of cells than the old scraping technique.” The sample is sent to a lab where it is scanned using advanced compu...
Relief from common back pain
...s a needle into the disk. He then places a special wand
through the needle, releasing radio-frequency energy that heats the area, evaporating the nucleus material inside the disk. Dr.Chen feels that the goal is to decrease disk pressure so it doesn’t pinch the nerve and so the pain is taken away.Lower b...