An electronic device for needle placement during sonographically guided percutaneous intervention.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An electronic device for guiding needle placement during sonographically directed percutaneous intervention was tested in a phantom and then in patients. In the phantom, targeting accuracy was similar for use of the needle guide alone, the needle guide with the device, and freehand techniques with the device, but all were superior to the freehand technique alone (P <.001). In 34 (79%) of 43 patients, the device worked well.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Howard, MH; Nelson, RC; Paulson, EK; Kliewer, MA; Sheafor, DH

Published Date

  • March 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 218 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 905 - 911

PubMed ID

  • 11230674

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.218.3.r01mr10905


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States