The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun dated September 1, 2022 published an article on the GOKO Bscan-Z, a whole-body capillaroscope manufactured by GOKO Imaging Devices Co. Ltd.
The article stated, "GOKO's Capillary Scope Paves the Way for Early Detection of Basal Cell Carcinoma: Gunma University Achieves Results." (Translated from Japanese).
The article states that a medical paper by Professor Seiichiro Motegi, Dr. Shintaro Saito, Dr. Yuko Kuriyama and so on of Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, was published in the renowned Swedish medical journal "Acta Dermato-Venereologica."
The paper is about "capillaroscopy in pigmented basal cell carcinoma with a diameter of less than 3 mm," and states that findings that could not be obtained by dermoscopy were obtained by observation with our GOKO Bscan-Z capillaroscope, and that the macules and pigmented structures characteristic of basal cell carcinoma could be seen more clearly.
It also indicates that the above paper is a research achievement that will pave the way for early detection and diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma.
We are very honored as a manufacturer of the GOKO Bscan-Z.
Original thesis: Capillaroscopy in Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma Smaller than 3-mm Diameter: A Report of Four Lesions
This article has been reprinted with permission from Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd.