Driven Around the Bend: Novel Use of a Curved Steerable Needle

@article{Murphy2012DrivenAT,
  title={Driven Around the Bend: Novel Use of a Curved Steerable Needle},
  author={Darra T. Murphy and Jeffrey R. Korzan and Hugue Alcide Ouellette and David M K I Liu and Paul William Clarkson and Peter Loren Munk},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={531-535}
}
This technical note describes the novel use of a curved, steerable needle to access symptomatic osseous lesions in the pelvis and sacrum for palliative percutaneous treatment that would otherwise be difficult to treat using conventional straight needles. Seven patients with lytic bone lesions were treated. One patient had multiple myeloma; the remaining had… CONTINUE READING