Common Procedures

  • Douglas P. Beall


The advent of CT and ultrasound (US) has provided dramatically improved diagnostic accuracy as well as expanded capabilities for image-guided therapy. Image-guided interventions within the abdomen and retroperitoneum are numerous and include abscess drainage, tumor biopsy, biliary intervention, and percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement.


Core Biopsy Core Biopsy Needle Lung Biopsy Pleural Space Biopsy Target 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas P. Beall
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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