Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


July 1, 2016

Image-guided video-assisted surgery helps remove small lung masses

A new procedure that combines video-assisted surgery with real-time image guidance is helping surgeons remove lung nodules while preserving healthy tissue. The procedure was developed and is being tested at the NIBIB-funded Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating Suite (AMIGO). Read the article at   

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Health Terms: 
Lung Disease,
Surgical Tools