Virtual Biopsy

The use of an imaging modality (e.g., ultrasonography, functional MRI, or virtual biopsy colonoscopy—a direct visualisation technique coupled with a probe-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscope—pCLE) to localise a tumour and assess its physical features
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The biopsies were performed in a targeted manner on 12 virtual biopsy targets that were arranged in a standard 12-core sextant scheme with medial and lateral targets defined for each region.
Virtual biopsy cuts out the need for diagnostic surgery.