Freehand biopsy guided by electromagnetic needle tracking: a phantom study

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Abstract

To evaluate the overall accuracy and time spent on biopsy guided by electromagnetic needle tracking in a phantom compared with the standard technique of US-guided biopsy with an attached steering device. Furthermore, to evaluate off-plane biopsy guided by needle tracking.
Original languageEnglish
JournalUltraschall in der Medizin
Volume32
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)614-8
Number of pages5
ISSN0172-4614
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Biopsy, Needle
  • Efficiency
  • Electromagnetic Phenomena
  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
  • Phantoms, Imaging
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Software
  • Surgery, Computer-Assisted
  • Transducers
  • Ultrasonography, Interventional

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