US-guided percutaneous biopsy: Use of a screw biopsy stylet to aid needle detection

C. C. Reading, J. W. Charboneau, J. P. Felmlee, E. M. James

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Abstract

Insertion of a screw biopsy stylet into a thin-walled biopsy needle greatly enhances detection of the needle during ultrasound-guided percutaneous biopsy. This technique is helpful when precise needle-tip localization is needed for biopsies of small lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-281
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume163
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Reading, C. C., Charboneau, J. W., Felmlee, J. P., & James, E. M. (1987). US-guided percutaneous biopsy: Use of a screw biopsy stylet to aid needle detection. Radiology, 163(1), 280-281. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiology.163.1.3547495