Fine needle biopsy

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Fine needle biopsy – Definition

A biopsy is used to remove a tissue sample. The sample is examined for abnormal cells, disease, or infection. In a fine needle biopsy (FNB), fluid and cells are removed using a thin, hollow needle.

Needle Biopsy

Endometrial biopsy

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(Biopsy, Endometrial)

Endometrial biopsy – Definition

This is a procedure to remove a tissue sample from the lining of the uterus (womb).

The Endometrium

Breast surgical biopsy

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(Biopsy, Breast Surgical; Breast Open Biopsy; Biopsy, Breast Open; Breast Needle Localization; Localization, Breast Needle)

Breast surgical biopsy – Definition

Breast surgical biopsy is when the doctor makes a cut in the breast to remove all or part of a mass. The mass is examined in a lab.

Breast Open Biopsy