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NYU's Treatment Technologies

Fluorescence Bronchoscopy
Improved detection of lung cancer using the Onco-LIFE™ Endoscopic Light Source and Video Camera.

Video Mediastinoscopy
A safer and easier method of mediastinoscopy that incorporates the use of video.

Endobronchial Ultrasound
A minimally invasive approach to lymph node biopsy that requires no overnight stay.

Airway Stenting
A means of providing an unobstructed airway using either plastic or metal stents.

Esophageal Stenting
A means of providing an unobstructed esophagus for patients suffering cancer, trauma, or other conditions.

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
A two-part process for treating lung and esophageal cancers, as well as Barrett's Esophagus.

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
A minimally invasive technique for treating lung tumors.

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
Minimally invasive surgical procedures including lung resections, drainage of emypema, pleurodesis, bleb resection, sympathectomy, chest biopsies, and drainage of pericardial effusion.

Laparoscopic Procedures
Minimally invasive procedures in the abdomen used to treat esophageal diseases including achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernias, Barret's Esophagus, and esophageal cancer.