Medical Technology Keeps Evolving

By: Alejandra Sosa

Intro

The benefit of being up to date with what is going on in the medical field is that you are aware of the new inventions are how they can be of help. Another, benefit about being up to date with the medical field is that you can test it out for yourself.

PillCam

-The PillCam houses a battery, a light, and 2 miniature color video cameras.

-The Pill is approximately 1 1/4 inches long and 1/2 wide

-The Pill takes about 10 hours to complete its journey.

The PillCam is designed to look for colon cancer or pre-cancer, such as polyps.

Ultrasound smartphone

-The MobiUS scanner plugs straight into smartphones and tablets, providing an instant scan image on the mobile device's screen.

-They are known for there use on organs such as heart, lungs, liver, gall bladder, and also for a woman's womb.

-Ultrasounds are fairly large and expensive usually in hospitals or clinics which could be a far distance from people who need them in poorer countries.

-MobiUS can transmit images over a mobile network or over WiFi

Conclusion

Thanks to modern technology people in third world countries can benefit from the Ultrasound smartphone. And, people who need to do Colon checks can now have the option to do the CameraPill. The CameraPill is a new method for doctors to check one's Colon.