PneumoniaCheck Assists in Better Diagnosis of Pneumonia

by Savitha C Muppala on  February 18, 2011 at 8:37 PM Medical Gadgets
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A device which can diagnose pneumonia by filtering aerosols in the lungs, and avoiding contamination by oral bacteria, is indeed a breakthrough development by an ingenious team at Georgia Tech.
 PneumoniaCheck Assists in Better Diagnosis of Pneumonia
PneumoniaCheck Assists in Better Diagnosis of Pneumonia

PneumoniaCheck, which consists of a plastic tube and a mouth piece, is able to clearly separate particles from the lungs and those from the mouth, using fluid mechanics.

The FDA has given the nod for PneumoniaCheck to be sold in the US.



Source: Medindia

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