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The agreement with three companies will introduce the system to new global markets.

Katie Hobbins

August 2, 2023

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Body Vision Medical (BVM) recently announced it has signed exclusive distribution agreements with Prism Technologies Limited, Paragon Care, and Kral Medical Solutions to open the Hong Kong, Macao and entire Greater Bay Area, Australia and New Zealand, and Romania markets to the LungVision real-time intraoperative CT imaging system.

The LungVision system, which is AI-powered, can take X-ray images from any C-arm device and turn them into real-time intraoperative CT scans, which helps bronchoscopist’s visualize pulmonary lesions and ensure precise biopsy during diagnostic bronchoscopy, according to BVM.

The company stated that the exclusive distribution agreements signify their commitment to giving lung patients greater access to the latest AI-powered imaging technology.

"We view these partnerships as a pivotal stride towards democratizing Body Vision's LungVision and giving lung patients worldwide access to the latest in AI-powered imaging technology,” said David Webster, CEO of BVM, in a press release announcing the agreement. “In many parts of the world with high lung cancer incidence, limited access to advanced medical solutions has translated into lower patient survival rates. With innovative yet cost-effective solutions like LungVision, we hope to challenge and change that status quo."

Looking forward over the next three years, the company said it aims to expand access to the system in 60 new markets.

About the Author(s)

Katie Hobbins

Managing Editor, MD+DI

Katie Hobbins is managing editor for MD+DI and joined the team in July 2022. She boasts multiple previous editorial roles in print and multimedia medical journalism, including dermatology, medical aesthetics, and pediatric medicine. She graduated from Cleveland State University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and promotional communications. She enjoys yoga, hand embroidery, and anything DIY. You can reach her at [email protected].

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