Technology | June 23, 2010

New Disposable Dual-Path Needle Guide Now Available

Siemens BP9-4 transducer

June 23, 2010 – A new disposable needle guide is now available for the Siemens BP9-4 bi-plane transducer.

The disposable, dual-path transrectal needle guide from CIVCO Medical Solutions was created specifically for prostate biopsies, making them quicker and easier for physicians to complete. The guide features live bi-plane biopsy functionality and clearly identified needle placement, and its disposable design reduces risk of cross-contamination and makes for easy clean-up between procedures.

In addition, the dual-path biopsy channels accept 16- to 18-gauge instruments in the straight needle path and 18-gauge instruments in the curved needle path.

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