Target: BD/soft tissue core needle biopsy
product line and Aspira product line
After step-wise tissue processing, embedding, blocking and microtomy of the available core needle biopsy
specimens, haematoxylin and eosin (H and E) stained sections were prepared for light microscopic examination in each case.
This study was conducted to analyze the frequency of expression of positive diagnostic marker AMACR in the examination of prostate needle biopsy
specimens from patients of adenocarcinoma prostate from a subset of Pakistani population.
4) The diagnostic workup includes an ultrasound, followed by fine needle biopsy
or core needle biopsy
In 2016, core needle biopsy
led the overall breast biopsy market revenue, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.
For instance, a needle biopsy
with 97% Gleason pattern 4 and %3 Gleason pattern 3 should be diagnosed as Gleason score 8 (4+4).
16-18) Importantly, the rates of altered treatment and altered outcome as a result of needle biopsy
were considerably less than those for OB.
Even though diagnostic accuracy of core needle biopsy
and FNA is similar(24), many physicians prefer core needle biopsy
as a technique superior to FNA because core needle biopsy
can better detect ductal carcinoma in situ and offers better histopathologic and immunohistochemical evaluation of tumor tissues(25,26).
Biopsy guns are most frequently used biopsy devices and core needle biopsy
devices gain popularity over fine needle aspiration devices.
Conclusion: Due to availability of newer techniques and image guided biopsies, closed needle biopsy
procedures are becoming less common in developed countries.
Percutaneous core needle biopsy
is safe, cost-effective procedure most widely used for diagnosing osseous lesions1-2.
The woman in her 30s did not need a total mastectomy at the time of the initial needle biopsy
, a spokesperson for the hospital said.
This then, is their contribution to the move toward small needle biopsy
specimens, both core biopsy and fine needle aspiration, which they embrace fully.
Clinicopathological variables examined included patient age (year), serum PSA level (ng/mL), total prostate volume (cc), transitional zone volume (cc), PSA density (serum PSA level divided by prostate volume; ng/mL/cc), resected tissue weight (g), history of needle biopsy
, and pathological diagnosis on TURP specimen.
A mammographic lesion suggestive of radial scar is generally regarded as an indication for core needle biopsy