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Spirotome Endo Biopsy



Therapeutic interventions often rely on tissue based diagnostics. For the gynecologist this means: biopsies of excellent quality and in locations that are not evident to biopsy. For both requirements, MedInvents has reached the solution: the Spirotome Endo.
Here is why.
• Tissue quality guarantees that all necessary tests in pathology and molecular biology can be performed.
• The tissue is entirely representative for the disease or absence of disease.
• Even more important is patient comfort and safety.
• Total control during the procedure
• Finally, all sites should be accessible for these minimal invasive procedures.

Medicine has changed tremendously in the past few years requiring new technology to welcome complex innovations. In gynecology, these defies come from advancements in several subdisciplines.
A few examples: Oncology has become a genomic discipline where molecular biology is now prominently present and rapidly expanding through next generation sequencing. Reproduction has learned much more about the ovarian follicle stem cells and new opportunities for women that prefer to postpone pregnancy. Regenerative medicine offers brilliant alternatives to surgical interventions for urinary and fecal incontinence by autologous transplantation.
The classical forceps, tru-cut and minimal surgery often are inadequate or too cumbersome to comply with ever more demanding needs. Numerous studies have independently confirmed the usefulness of the Spirotome. Advanced tissue diagnostics can now be offered to all patients at affordable costs for minimal invasive interventions.


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