Easy DIY Tofu Ultrasound Phantom

Videos Friday, September 23, 2016

They say practice makes perfect and that’s certainly the case when learning to use ultrasound for needle guidance. All you need is an ultrasound system, a needle and a phantom.

There are lots of commercial ultrasound phantoms available, many of which are expensive and short lived, especially after repetitive needle punctures. You can also make one with a few ingredients you can pick up at the grocery store.

We enlisted Chris Eddy of Promed-HR to come up with a simple phantom recipe. Watch our 45 second video to see how to make and use a Tofu Ultrasound Phantom.