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Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

A new study shows that the combined use of two minimally invasive techniquesendobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB)-- in the diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions has been shown to be more effective than either procedure alone and does not compromise patien...

Pulmonx Announces New President and CEO Michael A. Baker to Lead Interventional Pulmonology Company

... Ventures, Latterell Ventures, Covidien Ventures and Posco Bioventures. (1) Aljuri N, Freitag L. Validation and pilot clinical study of a new bronchoscopic method to measure collateral ventilation prior to endobronchial lung volume reduction. J Appl Physiol. 2009;106:774-783. (2) Fessler HE. Collatera...

Pulmonx Acquires Assets of Emphasys Medical and Unveils Combined Product Portfolio at International Conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Annual Meeting

...ink: http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/ac/08/slides/2008-4405s1-03.pdf (2) Aljuri N, Freitag L. Validation and pilot clinical study of a new bronchoscopic method to measure collateral ventilation prior to endobronchial lung volume reduction. J Appl Physiol. 2009;106:774-783. (3) Fessler HE. Collater...

Emphasys Medical to Present VENT Clinical Trial Data at ATS 2008

...ure Integrity in the VENT Study. Monday, May 19, 3:10 p.m., Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Hall G -- Frank Sciurba, M.D., will present on bronchoscopic Methods for Palliation of Emphysema. About the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve The Zephyr EBV is a novel, minimally-invasive device intended to tr...

Researchers at Pulmonary Associates to study airway bypass procedure for severe emphysema

...ay offer a new, minimally invasive option for those suffering with advanced widespread emphysema. The trial focuses on airway bypass, a catheter-based bronchoscopic procedure designed to reduce lung hyperinflation and shortness of breath (the clinical hallmarks of emphysema/COPD) by making new pathways for trapped...

Researchers at Peoria Pulmonary Associates to study airway bypass procedure for emphysema

... advanced widespread emphysema/COPD. Conducted at Methodist Medical Center, the study focuses on a procedure called airway bypass. Airway bypass is a bronchoscopic procedure designed to reduce lung hyperinflation and shortness of breath (the clinical hallmarks of emphysema/COPD) by making new pathways for trapped...

Lung Bypass Could Fight Emphysema

...d by the destruction of lung tissue. Treatment options are limited. The new strategy, called airway bypass, is a minimally invasive, catheter-based bronchoscopic technique designed to reduce lung overinflation and improve breathlessness. It does so by making new pathways for trapped air to exit the lungs, accor...

Emphasys Medical Announces PMA Submission for Bronchial Valve Therapy

...the FDA on a case-by-case basis. Procedures using the Zephyr EBV are potentially reversible, if necessary, and the valves can be removed with standard bronchoscopic tools. The Zephyr EBV system is approved for commercial use in Europe, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. The Zephyr EBV system is limited to invest...

Upgrading Donor Lung Quality to Improve Availability

...lized clinical maneuvers to improve lung quality. These procedures included bronchoscopic airway clearing of secretions, new mechanical ventilation strategies and us... modifying donor criteria by reassessing oxygenation, chest radiography and bronchoscopic findings as absolute criteria after active donor management,” said Dr. Ange...
Bronchoscopic in Medical Technology

Hope for Emphysema Sufferers: Clinical Trial That May Help Patients Breathe Easier Begins at Central DuPage Hospital

...espread emphysema. The trial focuses on airway bypass, a minimally invasive bronchoscopic procedure designed to help patients with emphysema/COPD (chronic obstructiv...out Broncus Technologies, Inc. Broncus Technologies, Inc. is developing bronchoscopic interventions for the treatment of chronic lung diseases. Founded in 1997, ...

Emphasys Medical Granted Expedited Review From FDA for Zephyr(R) Endobronchial Valve

...the FDA on a case-by-case basis. Procedures using the Zephyr EBV are potentially reversible, if necessary, and the valves can be removed with standard bronchoscopic tools. The Zephyr EBV is CE marked and has been sold on a limited basis in Europe and in certain Asia-Pacific regions including Australia, Hong Kong ...

Emphasys Medical Announces Positive Data From Pivotal Trial for Patients With Emphysema

...the FDA on a case-by-case basis. Procedures using the Zephyr EBV are potentially reversible, if necessary, and the valves can be removed with standard bronchoscopic tools. About Emphasys Medical Based in Redwood City, California, Emphasys Medical is a medical technology company focused on developing and commerci...
Bronchoscopic in Medical Products

BF-P40 Fiber Bronchoscope

Description:...40, the first in a series of bronchofiberscopes with electrosurgical capability, has the design and features necessary to meet the demand for expanded bronchoscopic diagnostic and treatment capabilities. The scope includes a new control section and ergonomic design to facilitate increased operator comfort. It also...
Company:Olympus America Medical
Bronchoscopic in Biological News

Franklin Square to study airway bypass procedure for severe emphysema

...rway Stents for Emphysema) Trial to explore an investigational treatment for advanced widespread emphysema/COPD. The trial focuses on airway bypass, a bronchoscopic procedure designed to reduce lung hyperinflation and shortness of breath (the clinical hallmarks of emphysema/COPD) by making new pathways for trapped...

Clinical trial that may help patients breathe easier begins at Central DuPage Hospital

...r Emphysema) Trial to explore an investigational treatment for advanced widespread emphysema. The trial focuses on airway bypass, a minimally invasive bronchoscopic procedure designed to help patients with emphysema/COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) breathe more easily. Central DuPage Hospital is th...

Positive results for airway bypass

...rapped in the lungs and an improvement in breathing for patients at six months after the airway bypass procedure. Airway bypass is a catheter-based bronchoscopic procedure designed to reduce lung hyperinflation and improve breathlessness (the clinical hallmarks of emphysema/COPD) by making new pathways for trap...
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