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What kind of biopsy will I have?
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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
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In brief: It depends
The type of biopsy recommended depends on many things such as location and type of mass that is being biopsied.
Some are done with a fine needle, some require more extensive incisions. Your doctor will explain exaclty what type of biopsy it will be.

In brief: It depends
The type of biopsy recommended depends on many things such as location and type of mass that is being biopsied.
Some are done with a fine needle, some require more extensive incisions. Your doctor will explain exaclty what type of biopsy it will be.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
In brief: Depends
On the organ and diagnosis.
If it is for liver cancer, then usually a percutaneous (through the skin) liver biopsy is done (though not the only route) under direct visualization into the tumor.

In brief: Depends
On the organ and diagnosis.
If it is for liver cancer, then usually a percutaneous (through the skin) liver biopsy is done (though not the only route) under direct visualization into the tumor.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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