Needles, Lesion Localization, Breast
Definition : Needles designed for localization of lesions, especially tumors, in thoracic breast tissue. These devices typically consist of 20-gauge, hollow needles with marks to facilitate accurate depth placement. Most needles include a strong, flexible localization wire that can be retracted and repositioned; they may also include a locking mechanism to prevent wire migration during breast compression or patient transport. Breast lesion localization needles are available in several lengths (e.g., 3, 5, 12.5 cm). Some needles include tips that can be easily visualized using ultrasonic imaging equipment (i.e., echogenic tips) to facilitate the procedure.
Entry Terms : "Breast Lesion Localization Needles" , "Echogenic Needles"
UMDC code : 20243
Angiotech is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company that discovers, develops, and markets innovative technologies and medical products primarily for local diseases or for complications associated with medical device implants, surgical interventions and acute injury. The company's initial lead product, the TAXUS drug-eluting coronary stent - which was co-developed and is now sold by Boston Scientific Corporation - is implanted in over five million patients worldwide.
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc
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