Citations & Studies


  1. Berenson JR, Yellin O, Blumenstein B, et al. Using a powered bone marrow biopsy system results in shorter procedures, causes less residual pain to adult patients, and yields larger specimens. Diagnostic Pathology 2011;6:23.*
    Available at: [PubMed] verified March 2015.
  2. Garcia G, Miller LJ, Philbeck, T, Bolleter S, Montez, D. Tactile feedback allows accurate insertion of a powered bone access device for vertebroplasty and bone marrow sampling procedures. J Vasc and Interv Radiol 2011;22(3):S86.*
    Available at: verified March 2015.
  3. Miller LJ, Philbeck TE, Montez DF, et al. Powered bone marrow biopsy procedures produce larger core specimens, with less pain, in less time than with standard manual devices. Hematology Reports 2011;3(e8):22-5. doi:10.4081/hr.2011.e8.*
    Available at: [PMC free article] [PubMed] verified March 2015.
  4. Reed LJ, Raghupathy R, Strakhan M, et al. The OnControl bone marrow biopsy technique is superior to the standard manual technique for hematologists-in-training: a prospective, randomized comparison. Hematology Reports 2011;3(e21). doi:10.4081/hr.2011.e21.*
    Available at: [PubMed] verified March 2015.
  5. Swords RT, Anguita J, Higgins RA, et al. A prospective randomized study of a rotary powered device (OnControl) for bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. J Clin Pathol 2011; 64(9):809-13. doi:10.1136/jclinpath-2011-200047.*
    Available at: [PubMed] verified March 2015.
  6. Lee RK, Ng AW, Griffith JF. CT-guided bone biopsy with a battery-powered drill system: preliminary results. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2013;201(5):1093-5. doi:10.2214/AJR.12.10521.
    Available at: [PubMed] verified March 2015.

* Research sponsored by Teleflex Incorporated and its affiliates, including Vidacare LLC.