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Lung Nodule clinical trials at UCSD

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  • Navigation Endoscopy to Reach Indeterminate Lung Nodules Versus Trans-Thoracic Needle Aspiration

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    This study will evaluate which procedure is the best for patients referred for biopsy of a lung nodule (growth in the lung) meeting the size and location requirements of the protocol. Two different procedures are available for lung nodule biopsy: 1. a computed tomography guided biopsy ("CT-guided biopsy") which consists of sampling the nodule from the "outside-in", through the chest wall with CT guidance, and 2. navigation bronchoscopy, which is a procedure using technology designed to guide a catheter through the natural airway route (wind-pipe and bronchi) to access the nodule.

    San Diego, California and other locations

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