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Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy Tissue Sampling: Technique and Breast Ultrasound Characteristics of Benign and Malignant Lesions

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Abstract

Excisional breast biopsy was the gold standard for diagnosis for nearly 100 years. The emergence of minimally invasive image-guided breast surgery has given surgeons familiar with this new technology an accurate, reproducible, and cost-effective method of diagnosis in the office setting. This chapter reviews the ultrasound-guided biopsy methods and techniques that are now available to the surgeon.

Keywords

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgerySt. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical CenterPhoenixUSA

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