Mini Robot Swims Through Body

  Ok I could not resist.  I will posting a series of examinations of my vision for the post-endoscopy future.   One of the key developments I forsee are miniaturized self-contained imaging (and then terapeutic) robots.  Crazy you say!  Well an Israeli compnay has just gone one step further towards realization.  As medgadget reported Israel21c interviewed […]

First Report- DITM Creator Discovers New Cause of Infertility, Company Producing Device for Bleeding

  This is another exciting first for DITM. I previously posted about my award winning research presented on the development of autofluorescent laparoscopy. Now here is information about my latest research just presented at the AAGL 35th Global International Congress on Gyn Endoscopy. The study was the first human clinical and primate data supporting the development of […]

DITM Returns from Conferences- Let the Posts Begin!

VIRTUAL REALITY SURGERY & MILITARY ROBOTS GO MEDICAL   I’ve been a busy little doc the last two weeks.  My research on the development of the autofluorescent laparoscope was awarded a prize paper at the SLS (Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and 2 prizes at the AAGL (“Advancing Minimally […]

First Report- DITM Creator Awarded First Prize For New “X-Ray Vision” Tumor Surgery Technique

Left side:Regular View-No Disease Seen Right Side:new system-disease is dark indigo and bright green the “firefly effect” Disease glows green! BREAKING NEWS FROM DOCINTHEMACHINE-Reported Here First Docinthemachine creator Steven F. Palter, MD, Medical and Scientific Director of Gold Coast IVF, has won First Prize for Technical Achievement in Video for his study of a new […]

How The Autofluorescence System Works- Description

reduced autofluorescence increased autofluorescence Steven Palter, MD, creator of DITM just posted breaking news on his prize winning “x-ray vision” autofluorescent endoscopy system. Here is a summary of how the system works. A specialized laparoscopy system was designed based upon the same general principle as fluorescence spectroscopy. In contrast to reflection, where light bounces unchanged […]

How AF System Works- Video

I have posted about my Prize winning work on autofluorescent laparoscopy to diagnose disease. This video demonstrates the mechanism by which the system works.[youtube]SN6huqm5fh0[/youtube] Related Posts and Videos of System: Initial post on system with surgical photos Description of how autofluorescence laparoscopy works Video of how AF laparoscopy works Surgical Video of how systems works- […]

Prize AF System Video of Endometriosis

I have posted a series of posts today about my prize-winning video from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). This video demonstrates the laparoscopic view of endometriosis using the new autofluorescent system.[youtube]n6aBjwsVUjg[/youtube] Related Posts and Videos of System: Initial post on system with surgical photos Description of how autofluorescence laparoscopy works Video of how […]

First Ever Video of “Firefly” Effect

Next in my series of video clips demonstrating my prize winning study from the ASRM. This video shows the first ever demonstration of hyperfluorescent endometriosis lesions seen using the autofluorescent system.[youtube]H3a6jw6GMfA[/youtube] Related Posts and Videos of System: Initial post on system with surgical photos Description of how autofluorescence laparoscopy works Video of how AF laparoscopy […]

Another Video of Prize Autofluorescence System

This is another video of the use of autofluorescent laparoscopy to visualize endometriosis from my ASRM prize winning presentation.[youtube]6ucZWis8M4M[/youtube] Related Posts and Videos of System: Initial post on system with surgical photos Description of how autofluorescence laparoscopy works Video of how AF laparoscopy works Surgical Video of how systems works- fluorescent views First ever video […]

New 3D Microendoscope- Analysis of How It Differs and Its Potential

  Thanks to medgadget for reporting on Massachusetts General Hospital investigators development of a three-dimensional miniature endoscope.  This is a topic near and dear to my heart since the first medical device development I did was on microendoscopes back in 1994.  This new scope is fundementally different from traditional scopes.  As the press release reports: Standard […]