biopsy

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  • Info A biopsy is a medical test commonly performed by a surgeon, interventional radiologist, or an interventional cardiologist involving sampling of cells or tissues for examination. more...
  • If any polyps are found they are then cut out for later biopsy.
  • If a mass is identified, biopsy may determine the nature of the mass.
  • This is usually done several hours before the actual biopsy.
  • There are four main types of breast biopsies that may be performed.
  • This may or may not include a biopsy of the area.
  • These results can be confirmed by muscle biopsy and even by special force-plate analysis.
  • This report is sent to the physician who originally performed the biopsy on the patient.
  • Some conditions can cause either syndrome, and both syndromes can have a similar appearance upon biopsy.
  • Finally, a biopsy of a skin lesion can be performed to rule out any other causes.
  • Treatment decisions are then made on the basis of the biopsy results.
  • When enough kidney tissue has been obtained, pressure will be applied to the biopsy site.
  • This type of damage can typically be observed via a muscle biopsy.
  • A biopsy may be done, though again, it is not required for diagnosis.
  • House says that while they are waiting for the results of the biopsy, the fellows can check their blood theory.
  • A biopsy may be done in different ways, depending on where the abnormal area is located.
  • It is important to state that a patient can show more than one of these phenotypes in a biopsy.
  • New evidence shows that D&C has a higher false negative rate than endometrial biopsy.
  • If necessary, an examination under anesthesia could be performed at which time a biopsy could be taken.
  • The risk is increased when a biopsy or other intervention is performed.
  • They need to do a brain biopsy and appeal to Frank's wife for approval.
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Meaning of biopsy

  • noun Examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease