open biopsy

o·pen bi·op·sy

surgical incision or excision of the region from which the biopsy is taken.

open biopsy

A biopsy in which the lesion is excised under direct visual examination during an open surgical procedure. See Biopsy.

o·pen bi·op·sy

(ō'pĕn bī'op-sē)
Biopsy requiring a surgical incision.
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Breast cancer diagnostic follow-up procedures conducted in response to a false positive were categorized as follows (in order of decreasing invasiveness): open biopsy, needle sampling (fine needle aspiration, core needle biopsy, and closed biopsy), imaging-only follow-up (typically diagnostic mammography and/or ultrasound), and no follow-up procedure.
Many diagnostic tools are used in cases of suspected breast cancer as the famous triple assessment which was described in 1975(1) and it reduces dramatically the use of open biopsy.
The clinical samples from the study cases ( n = 20) included synovial fluid ( n = 6), fine-needle aspirate ( n = 6), pus ( n = 2), core needle biopsy ( n = 5), and open biopsy ( n = 1).
Diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of biopsy in musculoskeletal lesions: a comparison of fine-needle aspiration, core, and open biopsy techniques.
The evaluation of national time trends, quality of care, and factors affecting the use of minimally invasive breast biopsy and open biopsy for diagnosis of breast lesions.
Surgical options were explained but family only gave consent for open biopsy.
PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS AND FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Open biopsy of the brain revealed an edematous brain but no abnormal vessels.
We herein present the clinical course of a primary angiosarcoma of the breast in a young woman, together with complications during open biopsy.
An open biopsy of the largest inguinal lymph node revealed follicular lymphoma, a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
The literature shows that the success rates for needle aspiration and open biopsy in identifying causative organisms range from 0% to 63% for spondylodiscitis [8, 15-17].
Is fine-needle aspiration biopsy a practical alternative to open biopsy for the primary diagnosis of sarcoma Experience with 140 patients.
5 cm per year, a needle biopsy or an open biopsy may be considered.