Guidance with real-time CT fluoroscopy: Early clinical experience

Kazuhiro Katada, Ryoichi Kato, Hirofumi Anno, Yuko Ogura, Sukehiko Koga, Yoshihiro Ida, Motohiko Sato, Kazuhiko Nonomura

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Abstract

A recently developed real-time computed tomography (CT) fluoroscopy system, which provides effective real-time reconstruction and display of CT images, was used to monitor nonvascular interventional procedures performed in 57 patients. Biopsy of thoracic lesions (n = 38), biopsy or drainage of pelvic lesions (n = 6), drainage or aspiration of intracranial hematomas (n = 9), and other procedures (n = 4) were performed. CT fluoroscopy successfully depicted the entire procedure in all patients. In thoracic lesions, a mean 1.3 passes was necessary to gain access to the lesion. Sufficient cytologic samples were obtained in 32 of 33 pulmonary lesions with a mean diameter of 26 mm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)851-856
Number of pages6
JournalRadiology
Volume200
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 09-1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Katada, K., Kato, R., Anno, H., Ogura, Y., Koga, S., Ida, Y., Sato, M., & Nonomura, K. (1996). Guidance with real-time CT fluoroscopy: Early clinical experience. Radiology, 200(3), 851-856. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiology.200.3.8756943