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To evaluate the role of the LungPoint VBN System in the bronchoscopic access to a target location.
The evaluation will explore:
- Ability of the system to guide a user to one or more target site(s)
- Ease of use of the system (assessment of the user interface)
- Incremental value brought by the use of the system to the successful completion of a case.
Multi-center, prospective, single-arm study. The Study will take the form of a User Evaluation. The Evaluation will require the user to perform several standardized functions (e.g. peripheral lesion sampling, lymph node sampling). In addition, users will be asked about other potential techniques that fall within the intended use of the device.
The evaluation will be conducted in patients who are indicated for procedures that fall within the intended use of the device. Examples of such patients include:
- Patients who have been recommended for bronchoscopy for the purpose of obtaining a biopsy sample of a central or peripheral pulmonary lesion.
- Patients who have been recommended for bronchoscopy for the purpose of diagnosing mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathy.
- Patients who have been recommended for bronchoscopy for the purpose of lung fiducial placement.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
LungPoint Virtual Bronchoscopic Navigation (computer-assisted image-guided bronchoscopic navigation)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:10:36-0400
To compare the functional outcomes of Computer-Assisted Navigation (CAS) and Conventional Instrumentation TKA at the 8-year follow-up.
This is a prospective, randomised clinical outcomes study comparing the Signature Personalised Patient Care, Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty and Computer Assisted Navigation, using Va...
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To evaluate the feasibility of the Fraxinus Virtual Bronchoscope Navigation (VBN) System in the bronchoscopic access to target lesions. The study emphasizes the system´s efficacy in diagn...
Virtual bronchoscopic navigation (VBN) guidance to peripheral pulmonary lesions is often limited by insufficient segmentation of the peripheral airways.
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Endoscopic surgical procedures performed with visualization via video transmission. When real-time video is combined interactively with prior CT scans or MRI images, this is called image-guided surgery (see SURGERY, COMPUTER-ASSISTED).
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Computer systems or networks designed to provide radiographic interpretive information.
Computer-assisted study of methods for obtaining useful quantitative solutions to problems that have been expressed mathematically.
Computer-assisted processing of electric, ultrasonic, or electronic signals to interpret function and activity.
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