Patients Enrolled

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The Pocket Colposcope is a lightweight, portable colposcope intended for gynecological examination. We have ongoing clinical trials in the United States, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia and Peru with more than 700 women evaluated with Pocket Colposcope across the Globe. Studies are planned in India and Honduras in 2018!

Device History





Reference publications

Lam T, Krieger M, Gallagher J, Asma B, Muasher L, Schmitt J, Ramanujam N. Design of a Novel Low Cost Point of Care Tampon (POCkeT) Colposcope for Use in Resource Limited Settings. PLoS one, 2015, 10(9): e0135869. Link: 

Mueller J*, Asma B*, Lam C, Krieger M, Asiedu M, Gallagher J, Hariprasad R, Malliga J, Mchome B, Oneko O, Taylor P, Venegas G, Wanyoro A, Muasher L, Schmitt J, Ramanujam N. Evaluation of a point of care tampon (POCkeT) colposcope as a screening device for cervical cancer among international physicians. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 2017. 21(2):112-119. *Authors contributed equally.

Lam C, Mueller J, Asma B, Asiedu M, Krieger M, Chitalia R, Dahl D, Schmitt J, Ramanujam N. Integrated Strategy for Improving Durability, Contrast, and Portability of the POCkeT Colposcope for Cervical Cancer Screening. PLoS one, 2017. Submitted.