fine-needle biopsy

fine-nee·dle bi·op·sy

the aspiration and removal of tissue or suspensions of cells through a small needle.
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A diagnostic modality for the subcutaneous and cutaneous metastases of internal cancers is a fine-needle biopsy. This method is sufficient for an easy and early diagnosis.
She needs a sonogram and fine-needle biopsy. I wonder if she knows and hope it's benign.
There is uncertainty relating to the optimal needle gauge, number of needle passes, presence of an on-site pathologist, and more recently whether the ability to procure core samples using fine-needle biopsy (FNB) is advantageous [3, 8-11].
Alterations in serum thyroid-related constituents after thyroid fine-needle biopsy: a systematic review.
Preoperative evaluation of parotid tumors by fine-needle biopsy. Eur J Surg Oncol 1998;24(3):180-3.
Histopathology, the study marrow / lymph nodes, immunohistochemistry staining selective, histopathological examination of biopsy of the liver, histopathological examination of biopsy the kidney, marking Herr-receptors, marking receptor, fine-needle biopsy (the insertion of the ultrasound) study intraoperative autopsy, cytology , gynecological cervical cytology.
Role of fine-needle biopsy in the diagnosis of hydatid cyst.
These nodules should undergo a repeat ultrasound and a repeat ultrasound-guided fine-needle biopsy within 6-12 months of the initial assessment, the guidelines recommend.
Veterinarians usually diagnose MCTs by obtaining cells from the mass via a fine-needle biopsy and performing a microscopic examination (cytology) of the cells.
Veterinarians typically diagnose MCTs by obtaining cells from the mass via a fine-needle biopsy and performing a microscopic examination (cytology) of the cells.