COMPUTER NAIL BED CAPILLAROSCOPY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Amount:
$50,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1991
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
16358
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Western Research Company, Inc
2127 East Speedway, Tucson, AZ, 85719
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Craine, Brian L
 Principal Investigator
 (602) 325-4505
Business Contact
 1 R43 AR41123-01
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO CONSTRUCT AND EVALUATE A DEDICATED COMPUTERIZED DIGITAL IMAGING SYSTEM FOR NAIL BED CAPILLAROSCOPY THAT WILL BE USEFUL IN THE CLINICAL, RESEARCH AND MEDICAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT. THIS SYSTEM WILL PROMOTE MORE EFFECTIVE USE OF THIS DIAGNOSTIC TEST THROUGH IMPROVED IMAGING OF THE NAIL BED CAPILLARIES, EASILY OBTAINED QUANTITATIVE MEASUREMENT OF CAPILLARY CHARACTERISTICS, IMPROVED DOCUMENTATION OF EXAM, ENHANCED CAPABILITY TO PERFORM RESEARCH ON THE TECHNIQUE AND BY PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL TOOL TO TEACH THE TECHNIQUE TO PHYSICIANS.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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