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Massachusetts General Hospital

Tethered Capsule Endomicroscopy

Caption: By manipulating the plastic ball attached to the flexible tether (lower, right hand) the system operator can control the position of the endomicroscopy capsule in a patient's esophagus.

Credit: Michalina Gora, Ph.D., and Kevin Gallagher, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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