Taking biopsies from small lung nodules to diagnose cancer at an early stage poses an opportunity and a challenge at the same time. The smaller the nodule, the more difficult the biopsy, but the higher the survival rate of the patient. Angiographic imaging in 2D and 3D can now help the physician biopsy the patient quickly and precisely. Find clinical workflow descriptions, movies, images and articles here.
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MacMahon H. et al., Radiology 2005; 237:395-400; Guidelines for Management of Small Pulmonary Nodules Detected on CT Scans
Schreiber G. et al., Chest 2003
Intl. Early Lung Cancer Action Program Investigators, 2005; American Cancer Society, Surveillance Research 2006
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