Morehouse School of Medicine Cancer Researchers Diagnose 90% of Peripheral Lung Nodules Using Next-Generation Technology


Researchers from Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and Emory University have successfully diagnosed 90.2 percent of peripheral lung nodules using cutting-edge surgical navigation technology from Veran Medical, according to published clinical trial results. There were no reported pneumothorax (collapsed lung) or other complications.

Dr. Eric L. Flenaugh, associate professor and vice chair of MSM's Department of Medicine and Grady's director of Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Pulmonary service, performed all procedures on 44 consecutive patients at Grady Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center of Excellence in Atlanta, Georgia.

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