Palpating biopsy needles

Pengfei Song, James F. Greenleaf

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


A stiffness-sensing piezoelectric microsystem that can be mounted onto conventional biopsy needles distinguishes abnormal tissue from healthy tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)142-143
Number of pages2
JournalNature biomedical engineering
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications


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