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Reusable Transvaginal Endocavity Needle Guide
For use with Samsung Medison EA2-11AR/EA2-11AV ultrasound transducers. This stainless steel transvaginal endocavity needle guide attaches securely to the transducer for biopsy procedures using a latch style closure. The contoured design provides a secure and stable fit to the transducer locating features. The guide features zero needle resistance offering smooth movement and navigation during puncture procedures. Guide accepts 16-18 gauge instruments. Needle guide ships with cleaning brushes. Transducer covers are sold separately. Needle guide cannula is 17.8cm (7in). Prior to use, verify procedure device is of adequate length.
NOTE: Reusable needle guides are recommended to follow FDA Guidelines for Reprocessing Ultrasound Transducer Assemblies including use of sterile barrier sheath, cleaning brush and proper cleaning and sterilization of the device between patients.
Features & Benefits
Accurate needle path with on-screen guidelines offers physicians real-time visualization ensuring patient safety throughout the procedure.
Reduces technique variability providing a shorter learning curve and reduced procedure time.
Needle guide consists of single-piece system, allowing ease of use and efficient removal from probe while providing easy cleanup
Allows needle insertion parallel to the imaging plane, promoting needle visibility during transvaginal or transrectal ultrasound-guided procedures. 7
Ensures intracavity procedures can be performed quickly and inexpensively. 2
Aids in accurate sampling during targeted prostate biopsy. 5
Enables transvaginal biopsies of pelvic tumors for diagnostic purposes. 7
Enables accurate and safe transvaginal ultrasound-guided FNA to assist in diagnosis and management of small, deep pelvic lesions. 6
Allows accurate (transvaginal) needle or catheter placement.2
Enables minimally invasive drain placement in the management of tubo-ovarian abscesses. 3
Transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration has a very high success rate as a first line procedure.4
1McGahan, J, Wu, C. "Sonographically Guided Transvaginal or Transrectal Pelvic Abscess Drainage Using the Trocar Method with a New Drainage Guide Attachment." American Society of Roentgenology (AJR). 2008; 191:1540-1544.
2O’Neill, M, Rafferty, E, Lee, S, Arellano, R, Gervais, D, Hahn, Yoder, I, Mueller, P. "Transvaginal Interventional Procedures: Aspiration, Biopsy, and Catheter Drainage.” RadioGraphics. 2001; 21:657-672.
3Saokar, A, Arellano, R, Gervais, D, Mueller, P, Hahn, P, Lee, S. "Transvaginal Drainage of Pelvic Fluid Collections: Results, Expectations, and Experience." American Society of Roentgenology (AJR). 2008: 191: 1352-1358.
4Gjelland, K, Ekerhovd, E, Granberg, S. "Transvaginal Ultrasound-Guided Aspiration for Treatment of Tubo-Ovarian Abscess: A Study of 302 Cases.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2005; 193:1323-1330.
5Murphy, I, NiMhurchu, E, Gibney, R, McMahon, C. "MRI-Directed Cognitive Fusion-Guided Biopsy of the Anterior Prostate Tumor.” Diagnostic Interventional Radiology. 2017; 23:87-93.
6Eitan, R, Peled, Y, Sabah, G, Krissi, H, Haroush, A, Meizner, I, Danon, D, Bardin, R, Jakobson-Setton, A, Salzer, L, Mashiach, R. "Diagnosis of Deep Pelvic Masses on a Gynaecology Service: Trans-vaginal Ultrasound-Guided Needle Aspiration of Pelvic Solid Cystic Lesions.” The Royal Australian NAJ Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2017; 57:197-200.
7Gao, C, Wang, L, Zhang, C, Li, X. "Transvaginal/Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Aspiration Biopsy for Diagnosis of Pelvic/Pelvic Floor Tumors in Females: A Retrospective Analysis.” Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine. 2019; 18:352-357.
Samsung Medison (1)
Reusable Transvaginal Endocavity Needle Guide For use with Samsung Medison EA2-11AR and EA2-11AV ultrasound transducers; Non-sterile endocavity needle guide with cleaning brush, 22.9cm (9")(5) (Ref# 457-037)