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MRI-guided percutaneous coaxial cutting needle biopsy of small pulmonary nodules: feasibility.

Authors
  • Liu, Ming
  • Lv, Yubo
  • Wu, Lebin
  • Song, Jiqing
  • Sequeiros, Roberto Blanco
  • Li, Chengli
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Radiology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2013
Volume
23
Issue
10
Pages
2730–2738
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-013-2871-5
PMID: 23645385
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

• MRI-guided biopsy helps clinicians to assess patients with small lung nodules. • Differentiation of malignant and benign nodules is possible with 97 % accuracy. • MRI guidance enables accurate lung biopsy without ionising radiation. • No serious complications occurred in MRI-guided lung biopsy.

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