mammotomy


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mastotomy

 [mas-tot´ah-me]
incision of a mammary gland.

mas·tot·o·my

(mas-tot'ŏ-mē),
Incision of the breast.
Synonym(s): mammotomy
[masto- + G. tomē, incision]

mammotomy

/mam·mot·o·my/ (mah-mot´ah-me) mastotomy.

mammotomy

(mă-mŏt′ə-mē)
n.

mammotomy

An obsolete term for an incision into the breast.

mas·tot·o·my

(mas-tot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of the breast.
Synonym(s): mammotomy.
[masto- + G. tomē, incision]

mammotomy

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Introduction of the Mammotome ultrasound design means breast clinics can now offer minimally invasive breast biopsies for virtually all lesions, whether they are palpable or non-palpable -- ultrasound-guided mammotomy for nodules and masses and stereotactic mammotomy for microcalcifications.
Another advantage is that when ultrasound is used to image breast lesions during a mammotomy, patients can view the procedure on the ultrasound screen along with the physician.
Higher quality mammography and ultrasound can detect cancer at a very small size and ultrasound-guided mammotomy and ultrasound can detect cancer at a very small size and ultrasound-guided mammotomy is ideally suited for biopsy of the small lesions seen on ultrasound.