Arch Medical is an Israeli company that has developed an innovative proprietary technology for lateral tissue sampling. ARCH™
During biopsy procedures, Professor Nir Peled had the challenge with currently existing devices in the market to penetrate harder masses and collect sufficient tissue samples. In turn, it took several attempts to collect enough tissue samples by using the standard needles. Current solutions for sampling peripheral nodules are expensive, complicated, limited in scope, and require specific equipment and skills.
Professor Nir Peled, MD PhD FCCP designed and perfected a special blade that allows the device to penetrate harder tissues. The unique design of the blade which is made of Nitinol is flexible and durable allowing it penetrate the tissue, expand, and then retract, collecting sufficient tissue samples in the process. This allowed for a faster, more efficient method of tissue sampling by increasing the success rate of each biopsy.