Huber Needle: Different Types, Uses, Prevention of Accidents

  • José Luis FougoEmail author


This chapter deals with the nature of Huber needles, its different types and applications and the systems recently developed to permit their use without the risk of puncture.


Punctures Extravasations Coring Non-coring needles Huber Rebound 


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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Breast Centre and Department of General SurgeryHospital de São JoãoPortoPortugal

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