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Evaluation of a Patient-Mounted, Remote Needle Guidance and Insertion System for CT-Guided, Percutaneous Lung Biopsies

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Conor James Walsh, Nevan Hanumara, Alexander Slocum

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Rajiv Gupta, Jo-Anne Shepard

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Paper No. BioMed2007-38080, pp. 39-40; 2 pages
  • ASME 2007 2nd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference
  • ASME 2007 2nd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices
  • Irvine, California, USA, June 7–8, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Nanotechnology Institute
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4266-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3797-1
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME


Computed tomography (CT) guided percutaneous lung biopsies are conducted to retrieve samples of suspected cancerous tissue for diagnosis. This paper details the design and development of Robopsy™, an economical, patient-mounted, tele-robotic, radiolucent, needle guidance and insertion system which facilitates faster more accurate lesion targeting.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME
Topics: Lung , needles



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