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Pictorial essay


Computed Tomography-guided Pulmonary Nodule Microcoil Localization Technique, Misplacement Errors, and Complications: A Pictorial Essay.

Sultan R Alharbi
Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P.O. Box 7805, Riyadh 11472, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Date of Submission: 06-Nov-2017, Date of Acceptance: 10-Jan-2018, Date of Web Publication: 09-Mar-2018.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Sultan R Alharbi

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P.O. Box 7805, Riyadh 11472, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
E-mail: drsultan000@gmail.com

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Sultan R Alharbi

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P.O. Box 7805, Riyadh 11472, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
E-mail: drsultan000@gmail.com

DOI: 10.4103/jcis.JCIS_86_17 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Computed tomography-guided pulmonary nodule microcoil localization is done preoperatively to fluoroscopic-guided video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical resection. This pictorial essay explains and illustrates the microcoil localization technique, various microcoil placement errors, intraoperative fluoroscopy-guided resection, and postmicrocoil localization complications.
Keywords: Computed tomography-guided microcoil localization, pulmonary nodule, video-assisted thoracoscopic lung resection

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