Dr. Steen Karstrup
Copenhagen University Hospital
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Case: Corpus Pancreatitis Truncus Celiacus
Featured Product: eTRAX Needle Tip Tracking System
The patient presented with pancreatitis. Using Volume Navigation on the LOGIQ E9, (GE Healthcare), image fusion using CT and ultrasound data sets was possible. eTRAX Needle Tip Tracking (CIVCO Medical Solutions) was useful for continuous visualization of the needle tip.
GE Healthcare LOGIQ E9 with Volume Navigation
CIVCO eTRAX Needle Tip Tracking
eTRAX Needle Tip Tracking allows an on-screen projection of the future needle path and reveals the direction of travel with N representing the actual needle tip. Electromagnetic needle tip tracking allowed continuous visualization of the needle tip as it is was advanced toward the targeted tumor in this case of pancreatitis.