Welcome to a comprehensive resource on the Intuitive Surgical Ion robot – a groundbreaking advancement in lung care. The Ion endoluminal system, Intuitive's innovation in robotic-assisted technology, redefines minimally invasive biopsy in the lung. Driven by the vision of safe and simple tissue collection, Ion's ultrathin, ultramaneuverable catheter empowers clinicians to access even the smallest and peripheral nodules across all 18 lung segments, ensuring unparalleled precision for biopsies.
Central to Ion's evolution is an unwavering commitment to enhance precision and efficiency. Customer insights fuel continuous refinement, ensuring Ion remains at the forefront of possibilities. Seamlessly integrating with Siemens Healthineers' Cios Spin mobile imaging system, Ion's workflow is enriched. A synchronized 3D scan enhances navigation and tool-in-lesion verification, bridging preprocedure CT images with intraprocedural imaging for precise guidance.
The journey with Ion commences at planning, facilitated by PACS and PlanPoint software. This integration facilitates efficient retrieval of CT scans, generating 3D airway trees and precise paths, aligning with identified targets. The subsequent bronchoscopy navigation with Ion's ultrathin robotic catheter, equipped with advanced maneuverability and real-time location precision, ensures seamless guidance towards the target. Ion's software toolkit, integrated with radial EBUS and external cone-beam CT imaging, further streamlines target identification.
Upon reaching the nodule, Ion's technology shines. The catheter locks securely in place using real-time shape sensor measurements and robotic algorithms. Ion's Flexision Needle flawlessly traverses tortuous airways, deploying with pinpoint accuracy. The biopsy marker feature aids visualization, and cloud biopsy optimizes subsequent attempts. Ion's design facilitates seamless integration with existing technologies, and My Intuitive platform empowers comprehensive case management and actionable insights.
With Ion, the emphasis is on enhancing capabilities while simplifying the patient journey. Through the precision and stability it offers, Ion contributes to faster answers in a less invasive diagnostic path. This reimagining of care extends to the clinician experience, bolstering their ability to reach challenging targets. Ion's immersive bronchoscopy experience begins with planning, empowering clinicians to navigate procedures effectively. Through Ion, clinicians can access distal lesions with minimal complications, expediting the journey to lung cancer diagnosis.
Source: Intuitive Surgical
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