Intuitive Surgical Releases Ion Robotic Lung Biopsy System

Intuitive Surgical, the firm that makes the popular da Vinci surgical robotic systems, won FDA clearance and is releasing a robotic lung biopsy system called Ion in the United States. The catheter-based device allows precise penetration and sampling of tissues deep within the lungs.

The catheter is only 3.5 mm wide and it can rotate and flex 180 d (Read more...)

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