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Medical Device-COLPOSCOPE

Type:  Product
IPR Status:  Patent
Secured In:  United States
Application/uses: 

A United States Patent bearing no. US 8,422,130, B2 has been granted in April 16, 2013.
Instrument for medical diagnosis.

Salient Technical Competing Features: 

Developed instrument is a visual inspection enhancer for identifying probable changes of cervical surface. Salient features are low cost, easy-to-use, portable device and can be used for hand held colposcopy. It can provide a distortion free clear continuously varying magnified view of a three-dimensional wide object. It consists of multi-lens coated objective and eyepiece systems to provide magnification of the cervix from 10x to 20x. The instrument has sufficient field of view and necessary depth of field to examine three-dimensional body tissue. It also contains an integrated energy efficient, low powered, intensity controlled illumination system.

Environmental Consideration: 

Normal environmental conditions

Status of Commercialization:  Not commercialized
Techno Economic:  It has the potential for bringing cheapest portable magnifying instrument in developing nations which is suitable for both hand held and tripod mounted examination at any location where doctors can perform colposcopy.
Technology Package:  Includes basic design idea and license for using the patent.
Level/Scale of Development:  Laboratory scale

Last updated : 20 Oct, 2017