New device for cervical cancer screening: For the screening of cervical cancer in women, doctors use a speculum, which is quite painful. Now women will get rid of this pain because Indian American Professor Nimmi Ramanujam has created a device that will be able to screen for cervical cancer without any pain. This device is portable which can be set by hand. On screening with this device, women will feel the touch only once. This device has been named Pocket Colposcope. Professor Nimmi Ramanujam of Duke University in North Carolina and her team said that the pocket colposcope can also be connected to a laptop or mobile phone. With the help of this device, women can also do their own screening. The biggest thing is that the device will be very cheap and it will also cost very little to do the screening.
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Cervical cancer death can be reduced
Ramanujam has created an all in one device which is like a pocket sized tampon. This device has been designed in such a way that it can be seen very easily the picture inside the patients. Ramanujam’s team tested 15 women with this device. A very clear picture came out in 80 percent of the cases. Ramanujam said, we can bring down the death due to cervical cancer completely to zero because we have all the tools with which we can see it and get it in time. can also be treated. But this does not happen, because women are not properly screened in hospitals or if they are screened, they are not treated properly.
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get rid of pain
For all these reasons, we needed a colposcopy that could simplify the complex process of cervical cancer screening, Ramanujam said. Our device completes this process through the slightest touch. Ramanujam said, at present a speculum is required for cervical cancer screening. A speculum is a device made of metal that is inserted deep inside. Due to this women have to go through a lot of pain, but the colposcope is a magnified telescopic device in which the camera is fitted in such a way that any doctor can easily see up to the cervix.
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