Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Describe the basic procedure for a generic CT-guided biopsy.
  • Explain the basic guidelines for a CT-guided needle biopsy of a bone lesion.
  • Discuss the three characteristics that influence the outcome of a CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy.
  • Discuss the common complications that can result from a CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy. 
  • Discuss the steps that can be taken to minimize radiation dose during a CT-guided biopsy procedure.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT – Category A+
CREDIT HOURS:  1       

                


Target Audience

The target audience is CT technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.