Needle Vision Inc. has successfully completed the development and testing of the VARS prototype needle with the grant from NIH.
The company is now is the next phase of development to miniaturize the needle further and to add injection capabilities.
An animal study on cadavers is scheduled to be completed by August 2017.
Human trials are scheduled for August 2018.
The final product will be a forward looking needle endoscope with injection capabilities that can connect to standard ultrasound machines.