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What is ViziLite cancer screening?

What is ViziLite cancer screening?

ViziLite® Plus is a simple screening system that was developed to help oral healthcare professionals identify and evaluate abnormalities in your mouth. These may include suspicious oral lesions, precancerous cells and cancer, that may be difficult to see during a regular visual exam.

What is ViziLite?

ViziLite® TBlue Annual Oral Cancer Screening System helps oral healthcare professionals identify, evaluate, monitor and mark abnormal oral cell lesions suspicious for pathology. This includes precancerous and cancerous cells that may be difficult to see during regular visual exams.

How does ViziLite work?

ViziLite Plus technology assists your dental professional in seeing abnormal tissue in the mouth, before it is plainly obvious. As ViziLite Plus passes over oral tissue that has been treated with the rinse solution, normal healthy tissue will absorb the light and appear dark, abnormal tissue will appear white.

What is VELscope oral cancer screening?

The VELscope® System is a revolutionary hand-held device for dentists, hygienists, and other oral health care professionals, to use adjunctive mucosal examination system for the early detection of abnormal tissue. All types of people can be at risk for Oral cancer, not just those who smoke and drink.

How often should you get oral cancer screening?

Early detection of oral cancer can improve a patient’s chances of successful treatment. That’s why many dentists recommend having regular oral cancer screenings that examine the entire mouth. Adults over the age of 20 should have a screening every three years while those over 40 should have annual screenings.

How accurate is the VELscope?

Clinical trials demonstrated that sensitivity of VELscope in detecting malignancy and OPMD ranged from 22 % to 100 % and specificity ranged from 16 % to 100%. Most studies concluded that VELscope can help the experienced clinician to find oral precursor malignant lesions.

What is a pre diagnostic mucosal test?

D0431 – This is an adjunctive pre-diagnostic test that assists with the detection of mucosal abnormalities, including premalignant and malignant lesions. It does not include cytology or biopsy procedures. Keep in mind that D0431 is a pre-diagnostic test and not the actual biopsy procedure.

Does VELscope really work?

Based on the use of surgical biopsy, the machine had a sensitivity of 74.1% and a specificity of 96.3%. According to the statistical analysis, the P value was much lower than 0.05, so we can conclude that at 95% confidence level, there was significant agreement between VELscope results and biopsy results.

How accurate is VELscope?

VELscope examination alone showed a sensitivity of 30 % and a specificity of 63 %. Its accuracy at identifying dysplasia was 55 %. The authors concluded that VELscope examination cannot provide a definitive diagnosis regarding the presence of epithelial dysplasia.

What is Erythroleukoplakia?

(eh-RITH-roh-LOO-koh-PLAY-kee-uh) An abnormal patch of red and white tissue that forms on mucous membranes in the mouth and may become cancer. Tobacco (smoking and chewing) and alcohol may increase the risk of erythroleukoplakia.

Can vizilite pro detect oral cancer and other lesions?

Screening for oral cancer and other lesions with ViziLite PRO is quite different from what many dental professionals see when looking at reflected light by way of a white, chemiluminescent or simple visual oral diagnosis with the naked eye.

How much does vizilite pro cost?

VIZILITE PRO €3,300.00€2,950.00+ IVA LIST PRICE: € 3300,00 OFFER: €2950,00 + IVA 22% In stock Add to cart

How do I install the lens covers on the vizilite PRO device?

The lens covers are installed by inserting the three small tabs into the three openings on the retaining ring. One lens cover should be installed prior to the examination and discarded after use. The ViziLite PRO device is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery.