Latest Needle aspiration biopsy Stories
SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Journal recently published original prospective data confirming the technical validity of image-guided needle biopsy of suspicious breast cancer lesions using Positron Emission Mammography (PEM)-guidance.
Biopsies using ultrasound fusion imaging for detecting bone and soft tissue cancers are safe, effective and just as accurate as conventional biopsy methods.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept.
Analyzing the genes expressed by cancer cells allows for a better understanding of that patient's specific disease and in turn, a more personalized approach to treatment.
Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive approaches toward imaging-guided percutaneousâ€”or through the skinâ€”techniques.
MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montgomery Breast Center of Montgomery, Ala., is the first center in the country to install and use the GammaLocÂ® lesion-localization system.
Office-based, surgeon-performed, ultrasound-guided, fine needle aspiration (FNA) of head and neck lesions yields a statistically significant higher diagnostic rate compared to the standard palpation technique.
Even among patients who have taken aspirin in proximity to an image-guided percutaneous biopsy, risk of major bleeding associated with the procedure is low.
CHICAGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) is a molecular breast imaging technique increasingly being used in the diagnostic workup of patients with indeterminate mammograms and has demonstrated the ability to detect cancers missed by mammography and ultrasound.
PARK CITY, Utah, Oct.
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