Aspiración y Biopsia de la Médula Ósea
What is a bone marrow biopsy, how is it done and what to expect during the procedure .
Biopsia central con aguja
Core needle biopsy is a biopsy method that uses a needle to sample abnormal areas in various parts of the body.
Aspiración con aguja fina
Fine needle aspiration is a biopsy method that uses a very thin needle to sample abnormal areas in various parts of the body.
Incisional & Excisional Biopsy
Incisional or excisional biopsies are types of surgical biopsies that, through an incision in the skin, remove an area of abnormal tissue to be evaluated by a pathologist.
Biopsia de ganglio centinela
A sentinel node biopsy, or sentinel lymph node dissection, is a procedure that is performed to look for cancer in the nearby draining lymph nodes after a cancer is diagnosed.
Biopsia con aguja estereotáctica
Information about stereotactic biopsy, also known as a stereotactic core needle biopsy, is an outpatient procedure to obtain a tissue sample of a suspicious lesion, or abnormality, felt on physical exam or seen on a radiology scan.
Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsy
Procedure used to obtain a biopsy of an abnormality that cannot easily be felt.
Radiation Risks From Diagnostic Procedures Examined
Feb 10, 2012 - National strategies should be developed for the use of evidence-based criteria and improved oversight of equipment to minimize radiation exposure for patients undergoing diagnostic procedures, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
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