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What to do if I had a mammo ultrasound fine needle aperation now they want me to have a ultrasound guided biopsy I'm scre?
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
How often do radiologists miss the mass and get other tissue during an ultrasound guided biopsy for a small(7mm) breast mass? Is this common?
How is a biopsy taken of a palpable breast lump if it doesn't show up in ultrasound or mammogram? Wondering how they accurately guide the needle?
If you must: While I do not Prohibit my patients from working after an ultrasound-guided biopsy, i discourage it. We use local anesthetic that tends to wear off after a few hours, leading to dull pain in the breast. Furthermore, it helps to be able to put an ice pack on the breast, which may be difficult at work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I'm 40 yrs old and I'm freaking out thinking I may have breast cancer. how bad is it if I have to have an ultrasound-guided breast biopsy?
How long will an ultrasound guided biopsy on a mass in my throat take? They're doing it externally
Dr used 18 gauge core needle u/s guided biopsy for 5 mm breast lesion. 4 samples were obtained. What does that mean?
Breast biopsy: The "18 gauge" refers to the diameter of the core biopsy obtained (a lower number is a thicker biopsy). The "4" refers to the number of tissue samples obtained of the 5 mm. Lesion that was presumably identified by imaging. Assuming the pathology results correlate with the imaging findings, you and your care providers should feel comfortable that they are addressing the lesion appropriately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are u/s guided core needle biopsies accurate for suspicious breast areas? How often do they miss and get normal tissue instead of the area of concern?
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
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