Robotic Bronchoscopy

Treatment Overview

This technology is a recent advancement in bronchoscopy, the procedure used to biopsy lung nodules to detect lung cancer and other lung diseases.expand_more Early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer often lead to better outcomes.expand_more  A diagnosis of lung cancer often begins when a chest X-ray or computed tomography (CT) scan shows a nodule, an area of abnormal tissue, in the lungs.

Here are some of the benefits of robotic bronchoscopy:

  • More precise access to hard-to-reach areas of the lungexpand_more
  • Improved visualization of the airwaysexpand_more
  • Reduced risk of complications compared to traditional bronchoscopyexpand_more
  • Potential for shorter procedure timesexpand_more

Robotic bronchoscopy is typically performed on an outpatient basis, which means that you can go home the same day as the procedure.expand_more  Talk to your doctor to see if robotic bronchoscopy is right for you.