Access Cube – The Revolution for CT-Guided Needle Interventions
In CT (computed tomography)-guided punctures, needle-guided navigation is usually done in a trial & error free-hand method – however, this procedure is often inaccurate and therefore can lead to procedural time loss and increased radiation exposure , especially with double-oblique access routes. Furthermore, in particular by use of larger needles unintentional needle placement in critical anatomic structures may lead to complications. In collaboration with Röchling Medical as a development partner, the Swiss Medical Templates AG has developed an innovative navigation system for the precise alignment of the needle in CT-guided punctures: the Access Cube.
Applications & Areas of Use
The system combines a navigation cube with intelligent planning software and provides an easy and yet precise navigation solution for CT-guided punctures. Designed to allow needles up to 10G it can be used for a large range of needle-based interventions. Complex procedures like accesses for drainage tubes, ablations and biopsies, even with difficult trajectories, can be performed with high accuracy and planning reliability. The system does not require long setup times and allows for quick adoption. Thus, Access Cube is set out to revolutionize CT-controlled interventions.
As a customer, you can benefit, not only from our extensive expertise with plastics, but also from our many years of experience in medical technology. As a system partner to our customers, we are familiar with both the regulatory and practical requirements of creating components and products in the medical technology sector. Our products meet the highest quality and hygiene standards and are manufactured in strict compliance with relevant regulations, such as the German Medical Devices Act (MPG) and the European Medical Devices Directive 93/42 ECC.
Our customers benefit from our extensive expertise in plastics and metal processing, but also from our many years of experience in medical technology and pharma. As your solution partner, we are familiar with both the regulatory and practical requirements of creating components and products for the healthcare sector tailored to your needs. We meet the highest quality and hygiene standards and operate in strict compliance with relevant regulations, such as the Medical Device Regulation (MDR).