CapsoCam, Pure-Vu earn best medical technologies of 2016 distinction: 3 things to know

MedGadget named Saratoga, Calif.-based CapsoVision's CapsoCam and Tirat Carmel, Israel based-Motus GI's Pure-Vu two of the best medical technologies of 2016, according to a report.

Here's what you should know.

1. CapsoCam received the honor because of its four camera and LED lighting system. Most digestible endoscopes have a single forward facing camera which produces inconsistent results, but the CapsoCam allows for multiple views of the intestines' interior.

2. MedGadget included Pure-Vu because of its ability to properly prepare patients for colonoscopies. The Pure-Vu system allows physicians to prepare the colon by washing it with four sprinklers and a suction system.

3. The list honored several other product categories including:

  • Diabetes
  • General surgery
  • Brain assessment
  • Drones
  • Prosthetics and mind control
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Ultrasound technology

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