Design And Realization of An Innovative Adapter For The Visualization And Direct Exploitation of Endoscopy Images On Smartphones

Design And Realization of An Innovative Adapter For The Visualization And Direct Exploitation of Endoscopy Images On Smartphones

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-10
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Yassine Baskoun, Salah Dine Qanadli, Moha Arouch, Mohamed Taouzari
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I10P225

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Yassine Baskoun, Salah Dine Qanadli, Moha Arouch, Mohamed Taouzari, "Design And Realization of An Innovative Adapter For The Visualization And Direct Exploitation of Endoscopy Images On Smartphones," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 10, pp. 200-203, 2021. Crossref,

In this study, a novel design of smartphone endoscope adapter is introduced. The different parts of the proposed adapter are firstly designed in consideration of the use of flashlight smartphones as the light source in order to securely fit the endoscope with the smartphone. The entire system combining Smartphone and endoscope via this adapter is then designed in 3D. As a result, Simulation shows strong results in terms of fitting this system. The prototype of the proposed adapter is printed by the 3D printer and is then tested by combining Karl Storz endoscope of 0°, 4mm, 50mm, and iPhone 6s. The inner hand can be considered as dark interior as similar of the nose, ear, etc., is chosen to make this test, in which the significant photo with acceptable color and resolution is obtained. It can be concluded that this system provides a good benefit of its use in continuous development countries (LMICs) and in difficult times such as COVID-19 so that the health care providers can easily share these photos between specialists themselves or and with the patient through the internet especially for the accuracy treatment.

Smartphone; flashlight; camera; endoscopy; telemedicine; Mhealth; adapter; low- and middle-income countries; 3D printing; COVID-19.

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