Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis.

  title={Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis.},
  author={S. Leong and Hong Ju and Henry M Marshall and Rayleen Bowman and Ian A Yang and Ann-Maree Ree and Cathy Saxon and Kwun Meng Fong},
  journal={Journal of thoracic disease},
  volume={4 2},
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB) is an exciting new bronchoscopic technique that promises accurate navigation to peripheral pulmonary target lesions, using technology similar to a car global positioning system (GPS) unit. Potential uses for ENB include biopsy of peripheral lung lesions, pleural dye marking of nodules for surgical wedge resection, placement of fiducial markers for stereotactic radiotherapy, and therapeutic insertion of brachytherapy catheters into malignant tissue… CONTINUE READING


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