core biopsy


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core biopsy

A large-bore biopsy, most commonly a breast biopsy from a woman with a lesion, which has been deemed suspicious by mammography and subsequently submitted for pathological evaluation.
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11,61-64) In a single-institution study in which patients diagnosed with lobular neoplasia in a core biopsy sample prospectively underwent excision of the targeted area, Murray et al (63) found a 3% upgrade rate (2 of 72 cases) with imaging-histology concordance versus 38% (3 of 8) with imaging-histology discordant cases.
Our case demonstrates successful use of percutaneous core biopsy sampling providing final diagnosis of traumatic neuroma.
There is a role for task shifting (14,15) and training clinical personnel to develop skills in both imaging and core biopsy would help to improve the diagnostic yield of these tests.
A H & E stained section of the breast core biopsy showed multiple fragments of low grade papillary tumour comprising fibrovascular cores lined by cells with overlapping nuclei, occasional nuclear grooves and rare intranuclear inclusions (Figure 3).
Additionally, closer examination of the core biopsy revealed "small groups of cells that had clear and vacuolated cytoplasm with myxoid matrix" suggestive of a chordoma, according to the study.
Shannon BA, Cohen RJ, de Bruto H, et al The value of preoperative needle core biopsy for diagnosing benign lesions among small, incidentally detected renal masses.
Following another visit to her GP, Rowena was sent to a breast clinic where another core biopsy was taken under her arm and in her neck.
Preoperative diagnosis was routinely obtained via a core biopsy in our practice.
Maybe in a country like ours that cannot afford effective screening, we can lead the way with a reasonably balanced approach, awareness and teaching around breast examination (particularly as 60% of cancers here are diagnosed at sizes over 3 cm), more use of ultrasound-guided core biopsy diagnosis, and selective use of digital mammography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Among the 12 papers selected for publication are three keynote addresses on micro and desktop factories for micro/meso-scale manufacturing applications and future visions, tissue cutting mechanics and applications for needle core biopsy and guidance, and micro-texturing onto amorphous carbon materials as a model-die for microforming.
A core biopsy requires a long, thick needle for removal of the bone core.
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology versus core biopsy in the preoperative assessment of non-palpable breast lesions.