Guidelines Blog

Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

Posted by Erin Dougherty on Jan 17, 2018 12:36:55 PM

Prostate cancer continues to be the second most common occurring cancer in men9. According to The American Cancer Society, the estimated number of new cases for 20211 are:

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Topics: Contrast Imaging, Men's Health, Biopsy

Can A Needle Guide Simplify Ultrasound-Guided Procedures?

Posted by Erin Dougherty on Oct 25, 2017 12:45:39 PM

Since their introduction more than three decades ago, mechanical needle guides have been used to assist clinicians in the accuracy of placing needles for a variety of procedures such as biopsies, ablations, peripheral nerve blocks, vascular access, joint injections, and numerous others. But can a needle guide simplify the procedure? Can they reduce procedure times? Can they improve clinical confidence? Finally, and perhaps most importantly, can they improve patient safety? These are some important questions, so let’s look at each one of them individually.

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Topics: Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, Interventional Ultrasound, Breast, Ablation, CIVCO, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Biopsy