Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA)


TBNA Needles

Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA)

Olympus offers a comprehensive line of disposable TBNA needles in standard, side hole, and trocar type configurations. Each style of TBNA needle is designed for smooth passage even when the bronchoscope is sharply angulated.

And now the PeriView FLEX needle is expected to help increase the diagnostic yield in the periphery as well as improve access to target sites thanks to enhanced needle flexibility.

Key Benefits

  • Excellent puncture performance
  • Designed for all tracheal and bronchial regions
  • Optimized design for Olympus bronchoscopes to ensure minimal channel damage
  • Available in 21 gauge and 19 gauge for cytology as well as histology aspiration
  • Flexible 21G TBNA designed for sampling in the periphery areas

Product Support

Product Description Product Codes Scope Channel Needle Gauge/Length
Disposable: SmoothShot without Side Hole NA-401D-1321/NA-401D-1521 2.0 mm Multiple (please refer to catalog)
Disposable: SmoothShot with Side Hole NA-411D-1321/NA-411D-1521 2.0 mm Multiple (please refer to catalog)
Disposable: SmoothShot Double-Needle Design NA-601D-1519 2.0 mm 19G outer needle and 21G inner needle/18 mm needle length
Periview Flex NA-403D-2021 1.7mm 21G and 115 cm working length


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