World’s first colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection using flexible endoscopic robotic system

Compared to minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) represents an advanced, less-invasive endoscopic treatment for early gastrointestinal cancer. ESD has significant advantages as an organ preservation surgical treatment, but it is technically challenging with substantial risk of perforation and bleeding. The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of […]

Researchers identify N95 respirator decontamination method using microwave-generated steam

Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, there is an increasing shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) crucial to protecting health care workers from infection. N95 respirators are recommended by the CDC as the ideal protection method from COVID-19 and, although traditionally single-use, PPE shortages have necessitated the need for […]