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Robert R Alfano, Scott Alfano, Quan Zhen Wang, Ping Pei Ho: Remote-controllable, micro-scale device for use in in vivo medical diagnosis and/or treatment. Kriegsman & Kriegsman, May 29, 2001: US06240312 (492 worldwide citation)

Remote-controllable, micro-scale, robotic device for use in diagnosing and/or treating abnormalities inside a human body in vivo. The device has a length from 0.1 mm to 10 mm and can be introduced into the body either from natural body openings or by injection into the blood stream. Once inside the ...


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Robert R Alfano, Alvin Katz, Scott Alfano: Micro-scale compact device for in vivo medical diagnosis combining optical imaging and point fluorescence spectroscopy. The Farrell Law Firm P C, December 20, 2011: US08082024 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for medical practitioners to detect the presence of abnormal cells including cancerous and pre-cancerous cells by using a transport capsule containing an imaging apparatus including UV sources and fluorescence detectors for obtaining images and fluorescence data of biological ...


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R R Alfano, Alvin Katz, Scott Alfano: Micro-scale compact device for in vivo medical diagnosis combining optical imaging and point fluorescence spectroscopy. The City College of the University of New York, Dilworth & Barrese, September 29, 2005: US20050215911-A1

An apparatus and method for medical practitioners to detect the presence of abnormal cells including cancerous and pre-cancerous cells by using a transport capsule containing an imaging apparatus including UV sources and fluorescence detectors for obtaining images and fluorescence data of biological ...