Method and apparatus for sentinel node biopsies

  • US 6,261,240 B1
  • Filed: 11/22/1999
  • Issued: 07/17/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/22/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An anchorable hollow wire for use in injecting fluids into tissue of a patient, the wire comprising:

  • an elongated hollow shaft through which fluids can be injected and having a proximal end and a distal end; and

    a hook combined with the hollow shaft at the hollow shaft distal end;

    said shaft having at least one opening generally near the distal end to provide for discharge of fluids from the shaft into the tissue of a patient.

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