A 47-year-old member asked:
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Hows stereotactic biopsy procedure done?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Computerized locati: The suspicious density, seen in x-ray but can not be felt , this area is located in two or more planes, marked, computer guided needle enters, at the marked site and takes biopsy, radio opaque, marker is placed for future reference, that biopsy was taken from correct location , then simple small dressing will be applied.
Answered on Jul 18, 2019

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