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

d not normally be accessible by standard bronchoscopy. This is significant because it translates into earlier diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients."

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Pulmonologists use bronchoscopes every day to examine and perform medical procedures in a patient's lungs. The LungPoint Planning and Virtual Bronchoscopic Navigation systems are used to plan and guide bronchoscopic procedures such as lung biopsies and fiducial marker placement. The software gives the physician tools to look at the lungs and airways in three dimensions, resulting in more effective treatment planning and execution. During bronchoscopy, the planned virtual path is compared to the live bronchoscope video images, indicating to the physician the correct airway to follow for optimal biopsy accuracy.


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