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Japanese University Uses LED Mounted Endoscope To Check Large Intestine

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Yamaguchi University successfully used an electronic endoscope mounted with white light-emitting diodes to check the human large intestine. Currently, large intestine endoscopes use xenon lamps or halogen lamps, which have insufficient illumination and are also electricity consuming. Yamaguchi University started the research and development of the endoscope mounted with white LED in 2004. It will start clinical trials and aims for commercialization in 2010. (Click here for more-Japanese language



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