The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun dated September 13, 2022 published an article on the GOKO Bscan-Z, a whole-body capillaroscope manufactured by GOKO Imaging Devices Co. Ltd.
The article stated, "Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, Differences in NVC Abnormal Pattern Discovered by Kanazawa University Hospital" (Translated from Japanese).
The article states that a medical paper by Dr. Naoki Mugii, Chief Engineer, Rehabilitation Department, Kanazawa University Hospital, has been published in the digital edition of the prestigious British medical journal "Rheumatology.
The paper is about "idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (myositis)," and states that differences in the expression pattern of antibodies specifically found in this disease also cause differences in the abnormal pattern of nailfold capillary video microscopy (NVC). The study used our capillary "GOKO Bscan-Z".
We are very honored as a manufacturer of the GOKO Bscan-Z.
Original thesis: Longitudinal changes in nailfold video capillaroscopy findings differ by myositisspecific autoantibody in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy
This article has been reprinted with permission from Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd.