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Tonsil Biopsy Procedure
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Average cost of lymph node biopsy with out insurance? Is an excisional biopsy in neck done under local anesthesia?
UCR: Usual, customary, and reasonable fees may vary. The usual and customary fee is defined as the charge for health care that is consistent with the average rate or charge for identical or similar services in a certain geographical area. In your area, van nuys, range is $1000- $1300. ...Read more
Patient s/p mastectomy with sentinel node biopsy and tram flap.Now with recurrent cancer. Would anyone do repeat sentinel node biopsy?
Smr turbinates(h) ethmoidectomy total, sphenoid & maxillary endoscopy w tissue removal, prtl excision turbinates fees image guidance please translate
FESS: Smr: this means that the surgeon removed inner tissue of the turbinate while sparing the outer lining (mucosa). Sounds like they were partially removed too. The rest relates to opening various sinuses under the guidance of a special ct scan photo (taken prior to surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually painful: Nasal polyp surgery today is either performed with an endoscope or a microscope. Depending on the surgeon's experience and training, almost all the nasal and sinus inflammation can be removed. However, you should know that this is a genetic disease and recurrences are common. The nose is frequently packed for a few days. Pain is moderate but pressure in the face may be significant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy in showing cancer or hyperplasia?
after laser procedure lesion on face not healing underwent biopsy dr reported
very light pre cancer?
Full excision : The lesion that is not healing may be actinic keratosis which is pre cancer or mild skin cancer. It may require other forms of treatment such as complete removal physically by excision, or local chemotherapy cream. Not to worry too much if you have a dermatologist taking care of you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on several: parameters - is this being done in office or surgery center/OR with anesthesia, is there local anesthesia (paracervical block or otherwise), will the patient be premedicated (with something like ibuprofen/Motrin/advil or Aleve/naprosyn/naproxen), the patient's pain threshold. In general, it may be crampy during and after the procedure but should not be overly so ...Read more
It varies: The level of discomfort experienced can vary considerably. Different people have different pain tolerance. Inflammatory nodules are likely to be more tender than cysts or tumors. Different doctors choose different size needles. Some use lidocaine, a local anesthetic, some do not. Most patients experience a level of pain similar to what they feel while getting an IV started. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clnscopy1. One 20mm Sessile Tubvillous adenoma removed w/saline injection/hot snare. Repeat 1 year
2nd Clnscopy 10mm sesile Tubular adenoma at previous site Removed piecemeal w/ jumbo cold forceps.ArgonPC performed .When should I repeat Clnscpy?
1 to 2 years: no right answer here but would repeat in 1 to 2 years to be safe ...Read more
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