A biopsy localization device made according to the invention includes an intracorporeal delivery cannula and at least one marker disposed within an inner lumen of the delivery cannula. The marker includes an expandable fibrous body with at least one radiographically detectable marker element. The expandable fibrous body may also be bioabsorbable. Methods of use of the device are also described.

Title
Devices and methods for marking a biopsy site
Application Number
11/282285
Publication Number
20060074443
Application Date
November 18, 2005
Publication Date
April 6, 2006
Inventor
Elias A Zerbouni
Baltimore
MD, US
Mark A Ritchart
Murrieta
CA, US
Fred H Burbank
San Juan Capistrano
CA, US
Seth A Foerster
San Clemente
CA, US
Agent
O Melveny & Myers
CA, US
IPC
A61B 10/00
A61B 17/34
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