The Future of Lung Cancer and the Monarch Endoscopy Platform

Jan 27 2018


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Kazuhiro Yasufuku, MD, PhD

Dr. Yasufuku is the Director of Interventional Thoracic Surgery & Endoscopy at the University of Toronto.

At the Society of Thoracic Surgery’s Tech-Con Meeting, Dr. Yasufuku presented on the novelty of robot bronchoscopy and potential diagnostic and therapeutic applications within thoracic surgery. This presentation marked the first public introduction of the Monarch Platform to a thoracic surgeon audience.

The Society of Thoracic Surgery is the largest organization to represent thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons, with its annual conference bringing together active attendees with educational innovation. The Society’s 54th Annual Meeting was hosted in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and gathered more than 4,000 attendees, including approximately 2,200 cardiothoracic surgeons.




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