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fine-needle biopsy
(FNB) procedures

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The AcquireTM Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine-Needle Biopsy (FNB) Device is designed to obtain more tissue, providing greater confidence that the samples obtained may improve diagnostic yield even in centers that don't have rapid on-site evaluation facilities.1,2

In a meta-analysis of studies, FNB performed significantly better than fine-needle aspiration (FNA):

CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.
Adapted from Facciorusso et al. 2020.

This improvement in outcomes can reduce the risk of repeat procedures, enabling you to better manage patients’ wellbeing during challenging times while increasing resource efficiency at your hospital.

View product information for the AcquireTM Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine Needle Biopsy (FNB) Device:

AcquireTM Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine Needle Biopsy (FNB) Device

The three points provide stability at puncture while the high quality, fully formed heels are designed to maximize tissue capture and minimize fragmentation, which may result in improved diagnostic yield and specimen adequacy to support oncology research. 

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