International – Body Vision Releases LungVision for Early-Stage Lung Cancer Diagnostics

Body Vision Medical out of Ramat Ha Sharon, Israel is releasing its LungVision platform for planning, navigating to, and targeting small pulmonary nodules within the peripheral regions of the lungs. The product integrates into bronchoscopy suites and provides a step-by-step process that the company claims doesn’t require a large learning curve.

Using augmented reality tools, the LungVision platform overlays the location of pathways and nodules on the fluoroscope image, that would otherwise be invisible during bronchoscopy. The software constantly compensates for the breathing of the patient, with its visual overlay constantly staying in tune with the fluoro image.

The system relies on a disposable navigation catheter that can work with existing endo-bronchial tools and endotherapy accessories…