University of Arizona BIO5 Institute Director Jennifer Barton developed the high-resolution falloposcope, which has a diameter of only 0.8 mm.
“It’s itty bitty,” she said in a news release. “You just couldn’t have fabricated something like this, even six, seven years ago.”
Dr. John Heusinkveld has used the falloposcope since September to look inside the fallopian tubes of four volunteers who were having their tubes removed for non-cancer reasons.
“This is the first endoscope that can fi…