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Preoperative Computed Tomography-Guided Hookwire Needle Localization of a Peritoneal Multilocular Inclusion Cyst

Kagalwala, Din Z BA; Shankar, Sridhar MD*; Zota, Victor MD; Sandor, Andras MD; Litwin, Demetrius E. M MD, MBA

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography: September-October 2005 - Volume 29 - Issue 5 - p 602-603
doi: 10.1097/01.rct.0000174377.56134.8b
Abdominal Imaging: Technical Note
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Preoperative hookwire localization of breast lesions is a well established technique to aid surgeons in localizing breast tumors. We describe the innovative use of a standard hookwire with CT guidance to localize an intraperitoneal inclusion cyst.

From the *Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA; †Department of Pathology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA; ‡Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA; and §University of New England-College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddleford, ME.

Received for publication March 21, 2005; accepted June 8, 2005.

Reprints: Sridhar Shankar, Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Avenue, North Worcester, MA 01655 (e-mail: shankars@ummhc.org).

© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.