Cellvizio can take agonising wait out of cancer tests

The Daily Mail reports

Cellvizio uses Optical Biopsy via an endoscope to enable instant and precise diagnosis of cancer. Doctors can 'see' cancer and provide the patient with immediate results, reducing the wait from 2 weeks to 2 hours.

The Daily Mail have spoken with Dr Stephen Pereira, a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Free Hospital in London:

'It gives us increased confidence about the diagnosis - and so we can avoid major preventative pancreatic surgery or doing follow-up scans over many years,' says Dr Pereira, the first UK doctor to use the microscope inside the pancreas.

Linda Bartlett, 41, from Hertford, was offered the Cellvizio procedure in July to diagnose a cyst found on her pancreas:

'After my sedation wore off, Dr Pereira explained that my cyst had a very regular network of tiny vessels, typical of a benign cyst and unlikely to present any future problems,' she says. 'I was extremely relieved - I didn't need a biopsy and I could go home a few hours later.'

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