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LungPoint system results presented at American Thoracic Society 2010 International Conference
Date:5/17/2010

MAY 17, 2010, NEW ORLEANS, LA Broncus Technologies, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing minimally-invasive innovations for lung diseases, announced today at the American Thoracic Society 2010 International Conference the availability of its LungPoint system version 2.1. The bronchoscopic navigation system is featured in three poster presentations at the meeting. These highlight the clinical benefits of using the LungPoint software to guide the biopsy of lymph nodes and peripheral lesions both key to the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.

Two posters presented on Sunday featured LungPoint use at a community hospital (John C Lincoln, Phoenix, AZ) and at Thoraxklinik in Heidelberg, Germany, known as one of the most advanced pulmonary centers in the world. In both case studies LungPoint guided pulmonologists to successful biopsy of lymph nodes. When lymph nodes that are not diagnosed bronchoscopically the patient must undergo surgery. At John C Lincoln Hospital LungPoint was also beneficial for the sampling of peripheral nodules. A third poster on the use of LungPoint at Thoraxklinik for accessing peripheral lung nodules will be presented on Wednesday.

LungPoint helps bronchoscopists successfully navigate the lung airways and enables the patient to avoid more invasive procedures. The cutting-edge technology allows for pre-procedure mapping and visual guidance during bronchoscopy and helps physicians get to lung tissue that would have previously only been reachable through the chest wall or surgically.

UC Davis Medical Center is currently using the LungPoint System. "This is an exciting technology because it allows us to expand the use of bronchoscopy for diagnosing and treating lung cancers," explained pulmonologist Ken Yoneda, MD at UC Davis Medical Center. "The traditional biopsy plan involved more invasive or surgical procedures that sometimes required hospitalization and general anesthetic for patient
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Contact: Meghan Oreste
megoreste@gmail.com
617-823-1441
Broncus Technologies
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