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Observational study on the use of robotic-assisted bronchoscopy

Trial ID:
IRB-22-7918
Samir Makani, MD
The goal of this study is to collect data on the safety and diagnostic accuracy of the FDA approved Monarch robotic-assisted bronchoscopy platform in routine clinical practice.

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must:
  • Be over 21 years of age;
  • Be an acceptable candidate for an elective, non-emergent bronchoscopic procedure;
  • Have lung lesions 8 mm to 50 mm in size

Exclusion Criteria

Patients must not:
  • Have a medical contraindication to bronchoscopy as assessed by the investigator
  • Have uncorrectable bleeding disorders
  • Have medical devices interfering with electro-magnetic navigation, including but not limited to pacemaker
  • Be pregnant or nursing at the time of the procedure

Additional Info

  • Patients will undergo bronchoscopy with biopsy using the Monarch Robotic platform according to standard clinical care. Information will then be collected from medical records for research purposes.

Contact Info:

  • Laura Peluso, Manager of Interventional Pulmonology
  • Peluso.laura@scrippshealth.org
  • 760-487-0363