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Has anybody heard of thyroid biopsy conscious sedation?

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Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not used

A thyroid biopsy is a very simple procedure, performed with fine needles.
It is very well tolerated if performed by a skilled professional. Only local anesthesia is required. General anesthesia is sometimes used for very young children.

In brief: Not used

A thyroid biopsy is a very simple procedure, performed with fine needles.
It is very well tolerated if performed by a skilled professional. Only local anesthesia is required. General anesthesia is sometimes used for very young children.
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
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