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 […]

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 No Incision Surgery- Amazing Case Study of Procedure Looking For a Use

Cnn reports today from a national meeting of bariatric surgeons.  They describe a keynote talk of the future of non-incisional surgery called NOTES- that has NO REAL USE YET!  This is the Alien stomach buster operation I have written about.  This is an amazing case study on technology looking for a use in medicine.  Several […]

Tiny Animal Becomes An Organ- Can We Engineer This?

Scientific American: Tiny Genome May Reflect Organelle in the Making Scientific Amrican is reporting on an organism with the smallest known genome.  So small in fact, that it lacks half the genes thought necessary for life.  This type of mini-creature only exists as a parasite inside th body of a host.  What’s so amazing is […]

FDA Starts to Take on Claims of Bogus Drugs

FDA reports that The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has negotiated an agreement with one manufacturer of unapproved drugs and sent warning letters to four others. The FDA document, “Marketed Unapproved Drugs — Compliance Policy Guide” (CPG). This CPG makes clear that firms marketing drugs requiring FDA approval must submit applications showing that their products are safe […]

Lifesaver from Nextfest

The single most important product shown at Nextfest in NYC was not a high tech electrnic gizmo at it.  It was Lifestraw profiled today in the NY times.  This $3 tube contains carbon filtration and a resin and is effective as a personal water purification system for up to 1 year (700 liters).It filters bacteria such […]

First A Spider-Goat Next a Spider-Man

My last post was on Nexia Biotechnologies tranfection of a goat with a gene to produce spider silk.  I wanted to elaborate on the technology behind the process.  A complete description is available from the company. As a fertility specialist I know this technology well since it involves in vitro fertilization (IVF) and is the […]