In-vivo localisation of the gold acupuncture needle inserted into the Dai mai point as seen in a saggital slice reconstruction. The white arrow simulates the direction of needle insertion. Image reconstruction was done with the J-Vision software of the TIANI workstation. MRI acquisition data: TR = 721, TE = 19, flip = 150, TH = 3, TF = 3, FOV = 370, MA = 320.
Moncayo et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2007 7:4 doi:10.1186/1471-2342-7-4