Origami Lesion-Targeting Device for CT-Guided Interventions
AbstractThe objective of this study is to preliminarily evaluate a lesion-targeting device for CT-guided interventions. The device is created by laser cutting the structure from a sheet of medical grade paperboard, 3D printing two radiocontrast agent grids onto the surface and folding the structure into a rectangular prism with a viewing window. An abdominal imaging phantom was used to evaluate the device through CT imaging and the targeting of lesions for needle insertion. The lesion-targeting trials resulted in a mean targeting error of 2.53 mm (SD 0.59 mm, n = 30). The device is rigid enough to adequately support standard biopsy needles, and it attaches to the patient, reducing the risk of tissue laceration by needles held rigidly in place by an external manipulator. Additional advantages include adequate support for the insertion of multiple surgical tools at once for procedures such as composite ablation and the potential to guide off-axial needle insertion. The low-cost and disposability of the device make it well-suited for the minimally invasive image-guided therapy environment. View Full-Text
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Taylor, A.J.; Xu, S.; Wood, B.J.; Tse, Z.T.H. Origami Lesion-Targeting Device for CT-Guided Interventions. J. Imaging 2019, 5, 23.
Taylor AJ, Xu S, Wood BJ, Tse ZTH. Origami Lesion-Targeting Device for CT-Guided Interventions. Journal of Imaging. 2019; 5(2):23.Chicago/Turabian Style
Taylor, Austin J.; Xu, Sheng; Wood, Bradford J.; Tse, Zion T.H. 2019. "Origami Lesion-Targeting Device for CT-Guided Interventions." J. Imaging 5, no. 2: 23.
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