Publications

Presentation at the 2021 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society of Breast Radiology (BSBR), UK.
First results of the PULSE study reporting results from tissue samples procedures in 115 patients. The findings reveal that NeoNavia is safe and effective with excellent performance.

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Poster presentation at the 2021 Annual Congress of the Austrian Senology Society, St. Wolfgang, Austria.
Pre-clinical evaluation of NeoNavia’s three different needle types, showing higher tissue yields compared to other current products.

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Poster presentation at the 2021 Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Senology, Basel, Switzerland.

Pre-clinical evaluation of NeoNavia with a focus on the newly-developed FlexiPulse needle. Results show both higher tissue yields and higher needle speeds compared to other current products.

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Poster presentation at the 2021 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Virtual Symposium.

A retrospective analysis showing the advantages of NeoNavia for ultrasound-guided breast biopsies.

Azavedo E. Tools for precision medicine: Novel open-tip pulsed biopsy needle used to monitor neoadjuvant treatment response. Poster presented at: SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Virtual Symposium 2021

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Poster presentation at the 2021 Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS) Conference, London, UK.

Pre-clinical evaluation of NeoNavia with a focus on the newly-developed FlexiPulse needle. Results show both higher tissue yields and higher needle speeds compared to other current products.

Thill M, Schässburger K, Paepke S. P086. Novel pulse biopsy platform incorporating adaptive open-tip sampling needle increases sampling yield and needle control. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2021;47(5). doi:10.1016/j.ejso.2021.03.090

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Poster presentation at the 17th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference 2021, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Pre-clinical evaluation of NeoNavia’s three different needle types, showing higher tissue yield compared to other current products.

Paepke S, Thill M, Peisker U, Ohlinger R, Gruber I, Malter W, Kümmel S, Hahn M, Kühn T, Reinisch M, Stachs A, Reimer T. One size fits all? Novel pulse biopsy platform offers improved needle control, high tissue yield and multiple needle options – pre-clinical results. The Breast. 2021;56. doi:10.1016/s0960-9776(21)00172-7 .

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Poster presentation at the 39th Annual Congress of the German Senology Society 2019, Berlin, Germany.

The poster presents early experiences with a novel pulse biopsy system for sampling axillary lymph nodes.

Paepke S, Gruber I, Thill M, Hahn M, Ohlinger R. Diagnosis of axillary metastatic disease using micro-pulse biopsy system – current status and future developments. 39. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Senologie. 2019. doi:10.1055/s-0039-1688032 .

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Poster at the 39th Annual Congress of the German Senology Society 2019, Berlin, Germany.

The poster shows initial clinical experiences with the innovative pulse biopsy system, showing potential improvements to the sampling axillary lymph nodes. The results are promising.

Ohlinger R, Alwafai Z, Lenz F, Möller S, Zygmunt M, Paepke S. Initial experience with novel micro-pulse biopsy system in axillary lymph node. 39. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Senologie. 2019. doi:10.1055/s-0039-1687934

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Scientific publication in Physica Medica – European Journal of Medical Physics, 2018.

Preclinical results of NeoNavia pulse technology for needle insertion incl. a newly-developed biopsy needle.

Schässburger K-U, Paepke S, Saracco A, Azavedo E, Ekström C, Wiksell H. High velocity pulse biopsy device enables controllable and precise needle insertion and high yield tissue acquisition. Physica Medica. 2018;46:25-31. doi:10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.12.014

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Doctoral thesis (PhD), at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018.

Background on breast biopsy, review of the literature, development and preclinical results of NeoNavia.

Schässburger KU. Minimally-invasive breast interventions: methods for high yield, low risk, precision biopsy and curative thermal ablation. [PhD thesis]. Stockholm, Sweden: Karolinska Institutet; 2018.

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Poster presentation at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the British Society of Breast Radiology (BSBR), London, UK.

A retrospective analysis of the benefits of NeoNavia for ultrasonic-guided sampling of axillary lymph nodes.

Lee J, Bishop B, Allen S. British Society of Breast Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2017. Breast Cancer Research. 2017;19:18-18. doi:10.1186/s13058-017-0903-9

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