A Novel Design of Needle Aspiration Biopsy Monitoring Instrument (NAOMI) Tested on a Low Cost Chest Phantom
1 Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, 81310 Malaysia
2 IJN-UTM Cardiovascular Engineering Center, Institute of Human Centered Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, 81310 Malaysia
3 Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, West Java, 40132 Indonesia
Needle biopsy is a medical intervention method for taking a lung tissue sample that suspected as a cancer. The disadvantage is the physicians directly visualize the anatomical structures in an open surgery for lung cancer biopsy procedure. There is a need to develop an instrument that may help the physician to guarantee the accuracy and efficiency while performing needle aspiration biopsy. Therefore, a needle aspiration biopsy monitoring instrument or named as NAOMI is proposed. It consists of a microcontroller system, an IMU sensor, an ultrasonic ranging module, a bluetooth module, and a 9V lithium battery. The experimental testing consist of performance testing, functional testing using chest phantom, and user acceptances. The results showed that the NAOMI improve the accuracy and efficiency while performing the needle biopsy operation.
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