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2011-07-07 15:05:47

Patients who underwent endoscopic testing prior to surgery for lung cancer had significantly better quality of life at the end of the staging process, with no significant difference in costs between the two strategies, according to data presented at the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Amsterdam, hosted by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). "Given that assessment of lymph glands using the endoscopic approach was more effective, better tolerated by...

2011-04-04 07:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- superDimension, Ltd. ®, a privately-owned company that develops minimally invasive interventional pulmonology devices, today announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the superDimension marker delivery kit. The kit is designed for use with the Company's Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB) system, which has treated a total of 20,000 total patients since commercial launch. David S. Wilson, MD, Columbus...

2010-11-23 23:37:05

A comparison of two strategies to determine the stage of suspected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) finds that the less invasive method is more effective at identifying a type of lung cancer that has spread, and may result in a reduction of unnecessary surgical procedures and associated adverse effects for certain patients, according to a study in the November 24 issue of JAMA. Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide (1.35 million/year) and also the most frequent cause...

2010-09-07 07:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- superDimension, Ltd. ®, a privately-owned company that develops minimally invasive interventional pulmonology devices, today announced it has raised $24.8 million in debt and equity financing in two separate transactions. The $24.8 million capital raise included a $9.8 million equity round of financing and a new $15 million credit facility with Oxford Finance Corporation. All of the Company's existing investors participated in the...

2009-11-02 07:02:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- superDimension, Inc.®, a private company that develops minimally invasive interventional pulmonology devices, announced today that The American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a new Category I CPT® code for the use of the Company's electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (ENB) device to navigate to lesions or spots deep in the lungs. The code will become effective January 1, 2010. The AMA also issued a new CPT...


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