An improved technique for ultrasound guided percutaneous renal biopsy

J. C. Birnholz, B. S. Kasinath, H. L. Corwin

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Abstract

We report the application of an orthogonal ultrasonic guidance technique for renal biopsy in which the needle is visualized continuously throughout its placement. This method was initially developed for intrauterine fetal transfusion, and its use has been reported for transuterine fetal procedures and amniocentesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-82
Number of pages3
JournalKidney International
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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  • Nephrology

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