How Is a Stereotactic Fine Needle Biopsy Performed? Center

The patient is made to lie down for the fine needle biopsy of the breast. The physician may numb the breast using local anesthesia, such as Lidocaine. Next, the physician uses a thin, hollow needle to withdraw the tissues or fluid from the suspicious area under image guidance (mammogram and computer generated images). Read more: How Is a Stereotactic Fine Needle Biopsy Performed? Article

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