December 16, 2015
Doctors used the superDimension Navigation System to create a three-dimensional image of Marino’s lung pathways. With that, they could take a biopsy using computerized tomography chest scans.
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Early detection and new screening technology caught nodule in early stage.
It was not Fairfax Station resident Jackie Marino’s first time visiting the Burke Allergy and Asthma Center with a resurgent sinus infection. The elementary school Spanish teacher had cycled through treatment several times, complaining of a sinus infection, receiving antibiotics, seeing some resolution and then returning when the infection came back.