Gastroenterology

A virtual ruler that estimates the size of colorectal polyps

Colorectal polyps—fleshy growths occurring in the lining of the colon or rectum—are an important risk factor for colorectal cancer. Colonoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure that doctors use to look for colorectal polyps ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers make next move in the fight against ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer claims the highest mortality rate of all gynecologic cancers, as high as 70 percent—in part because the disease is rarely detected earlier than stage 3 or 4. When the disease is discovered early in its development, ...

Ophthalmology

Artificial intelligence in opthamology

Around six years ago, high-resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT) was jointly developed by MedUni Vienna's Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Technology and its Department of Ophthalmology. OCT is an imaging ...

Medical research

Scientists create three-dimensional bladder reconstruction

The way doctors examine the bladder for tumors or stones is like exploring the contours of a cave with a flashlight. Using cameras attached to long, flexible instruments called endoscopes, they find that it's sometimes difficult ...

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