CT-guided biopsy of perivascular tumor encasement using simultaneous IV contrast enhancement

Joseph M. Collins, J. Scott Kriegshauser, Kevin O. Leslie

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to describe and review the accuracy of a novel technique for difficult biopsy of arterial tumor encasement using simultaneous IV contrast enhancement and helical CT guidance for coaxial core needle biopsies. CONCLUSION. Diagnostic biopsy specimens can be obtained safely using simultaneous IV contrast-enhanced CT guidance during difficult biopsies of unresectable tumors encasing the celiac, superior mesenteric, or left renal arteries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W283-W287
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume193
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • CT
  • Ductal adenocarcinoma pancreas
  • Metastasis
  • Needle
  • Neoplasm
  • Pancreatic neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'CT-guided biopsy of perivascular tumor encasement using simultaneous IV contrast enhancement'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this