Fiducial markers play a vital role in target localization and tracking. With the Beacon™ fine needle fiducial (FNF) pre-loaded needle, you can confidently and independently deploy markers to help optimize patient management by potentially expediting patient treatment and reducing hospital stay duration.1-2
The needle is designed with a passive safety shielding feature to aid in the prevention of needle stick injury.
Caution: Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a licensed healthcare practitioner. Rx only.
Risk Information: Beacon™ fine needle pre-loaded fiducial system: Procedural risks associated with gastrointestinal endoscopy include, but are not limited to: perforation, hemorrhage, aspiration, hypotension, respiratory depression or arrest, cardiac arrhythmia or arrest, infection/fever, bacteremia, allergic reaction to medication, damage to blood vessels, nerve damage, tumor seeding of the needle tract, and acute pancreatitis. Those associated with EUS fiducial placement include, but are not limited to: improper fiducial placement, fiducial migration, infection/fever, allergic reaction, local inflammatory foreign body response, minor bleeds, pain, pancreatitis, and needle fracture requiring intervention for removal. Please refer to the product user manual for detailed information.
1. Choi, J. H., Seo, D. W., Do Hyun Park, S. K. L., & Kim, M. H. (2014). Fiducial placement for stereotactic body radiation therapy under only endoscopic ultrasonography guidance in pancreatic and hepatic malignancy: practical feasibility and safety. Gut and Liver. 8(1): 88–93.
2. Kothari S, Kothari T, et al. 234, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)-Guided Fiducial Placement for Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT): First Global Experience with a New 22-Gauge “Pre-loaded” EUS Fiducial Needle. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2015;110, (Issue - p S102).