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Expect™ Pulmonary

Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Aspiration Needle

The Expect Pulmonary EBUS-TBNA Needle is designed to be used with endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopes for ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of the submucosal and extramural lesions of the tracheobronchial tree and the gastrointestinal tract.

Key Resources

Product Brochure Intended Uses, Warnings, Cautions


Product Details



  • Sharp needle tip grind is designed for precise penetration into the target area
  • Testing shows no deterioration in sample quality throughout a procedure1

Durability of Cobalt Chromium

  • Cobalt Chromium is 24% harder than stainless steel to help maintain tip sharpness2
  • Cobalt Chromium is more resilient to deformation over multiple passes than stainless steel2



Highly Visible Echogenic Pattern

  • Extends onto needle tip to help provide precise guidance within the target site
  • Helps to maintain needle tip visibility at all times during a procedure



  • Ergonomic rotating handle design and tactile feel to provide control and precision
  • Smooth actuation and slip resistant grip surface facilitates excellent needle control
  • Audible and tactile feedback ensuring needle is fully retracted into the sheath



Ordering Information

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Olympus Scope Compatible

Order Number GTIN Needle Size Min. Working Channel (mm) Sheath Diameter (mm) Packaging (color coded)
M00558220 08714729861409 Expect Pulmonary 22Ga – Olympus 2.0 1.6 Each

08714729861430 Expect Pulmonary 22Ga – Olympus 2.0 1.6 Box 5
M00558250 08714729861416 Expect Pulmonary 25Ga – Olympus 2.0 1.4 Each
M00558251 08714729861447 Expect Pulmonary 25Ga – Olympus 2.0 1.4 Box 5
M00558731 08714729893189 Expect Pulmonary Needle Adaptor – Olympus N / A N / A Box 10





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  1. Data on file
  2. Catheter and Specialty Needle Alloys, an abstract from Materials & Processes for Medical Devices Conference & Exposition, Minneapolis, MN, August 10-12, 2009.