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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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Ultrasound-guided biopsy for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma--a study based on 420 patients.
The advantages of performing an ultrasound-guided biopsy include wide availability, lower cost, greater speed, and more comfort for the patient.
Solis provides a complete range of breast health services including screening mammography, diagnostic mammography, computer-aided detection, breast ultrasound, automated breast ultrasound, bone densitometry and stereotactic and ultrasound-guided biopsy, breast specific gamma imaging and breast MRI.
Examining data from 244 men who underwent mpMRI and ultrasound-guided biopsy between 2009-2014, researchers found:
Ultrasound-guided biopsy was performed for a mass in the inferior breast that resulted in a diagnosis of multicentric malignancy requiring mastectomy.
Access to ultrasound-guided biopsy can be hastened by using a dedicated centralized service.
Takeda said that the men all initially underwent ultrasound-guided biopsy of the vesicourethral anastomosis.
Then, the urologists at Pacific Urology combine the DynaCAD for Prostate with the UroNav fusion biopsy system C to fuse the MRI with real-time, ultrasound-guided biopsy images which results in what is called a 3D road map of the prostate.
A 67-year-old man, with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia, was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the prostate after a transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate.
Physically, ultrasound-guided biopsy is easier on the patient.
Transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate: relation between ASA use and bleeding complications.
In approximately one third of these cases, the second-look ultrasound locates the lesion seen on MRI, and an ultrasound-guided biopsy can then be performed for diagnosis, as needed.
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