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examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease

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Non-invasive biopsy techniques provide preventive measures that assist physicians in diagnosing and treating high-risk breast cancer.
Pleural biopsy was performed using ABRAM'S pleural biopsy needle under strict aseptic precaution under local anaesthesia and the specimen was sent for the following investigations
In the absence of a national or regional renal biopsy registry, we lack the essential epidemiological data to formulate a comprehensive plan to manage the glomerular diseases and their long-term sequelae.
elevated prostate-specific antigen [PSA], suspicious nodule on digital rectal examination) typically undergo systematic transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS)-guided sectoral biopsy; however, the overall yield of initial biopsy is 22%-29% (1, 2).
Liver biopsy (LB) is the cornerstone of investigations in a wide array of paediatric diseases.
In February 2011, a 79-year-old male patient with no history of alcohol use visited a private hospital with a complaint of abdominal pain, and biopsy was performed twice for the mass of 2x3x4 cm located in left lobe of liver.
Knowing the detection rate for saturation prostate biopsy in Colombian men, allow us to compare our results with those reported in the literature.
A few years ago, research by a team of UCLA physicians and engineers demonstrated that prostate cancer could be diagnosed far more easily and accurately using a new image-guided, targeted biopsy procedure.
Ideally, the biopsy will include a deep wedge containing wound margin and the wound bed.
To improve PCa detection rates, several PSA-related parameters have been applied for repeated biopsies, among which free-total PSA ratio (f/t PSA), PSA density (PSAD), and PSA-prostate transitional zone volume ratio are regarded as having better sensitivity and specificity for PSA-guided second biopsy.
Conclusion: Due to availability of newer techniques and image guided biopsies, closed needle biopsy procedures are becoming less common in developed countries.
371 of 28466cases undergoing skin biopsy were reviewed and their histopathological reports evaluated for consistency with clinical diagnosis.
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The launch of our Affirm prone biopsy system is the most significant advancement in prone biopsy technology since we introduced the first system more than 20 years ago.