Fantastic Voyage: Questions from the 21st Century

Fantastic Voyage: Questions from the 21st Century


Joanne Schottinger, MD

Spring 2006 - Volume 10 Number 1

https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/05-117

As a child, did you like reading science fiction or watching Star Trek? If so, this issue is really a treat for you! Robots the size of small VW bugs in the operating room assisting urologists in removing a prostate. Wireless endoscopy capsules, the size of large vitamin pills, touring through the small intestine, filming a scene straight out of Fantastic Voyage. Preimplantation genetic testing on one cell from an embryo. Molecular-targeted therapies for cancer.

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