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Tissue Harvester with Functional Valve (THFV): Shidham's device for reproducibly higher specimen yield by fine needle aspiration biopsy with easy to perform steps

Vinod B Shidham1*, Ashwini W Pandit, R Nagarjun Rao1, Zainab Basir1 and Anjani Shidham2

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1 Dept of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

2 Bioinnovation LLC, Elm Grove, WI, USA

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BMC Clinical Pathology 2007, 7:2  doi:10.1186/1472-6890-7-2

Published: 7 March 2007

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Additional File 1:

Progression of prototype to working model. Details how the project progressed from prototype to working model.

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Additional File 2:

Schematic animation of sampling process with THFV. Animation demonstrating the sampling of tissue fragments with THFV.

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