The ChemImage MCI technology platform provides surgeons a greater awareness of what is happening inside the body while performing surgery, which is an important unmet clinical need. Recent pre-clinical in vivo testing showed successful visualization and discrimination of lymph nodes, ureters, vessels, nerves and tissue perfusion versus tissue backgrounds, under relevant surgical conditions. In the videos above, ChemImage has demonstrated real-time in vivo visualization and detection of:
- Blood vessels (arteries and veins) and tissue perfusion;
- Obscured and exposed ureter, including at 28 frames per second;
- Lymph nodes, thyroid tissue and laryngeal nerve;
- Simultaneous multi-target detection of prostate nerves and neurovascular bundle;
MCI technology is the first of its kind for reagentless, real-time visualization and detection of anatomic structures without the use of dyes, and these pre-clinical studies represent an important milestone in the development and validation of our technology platform.