needle biopsy

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Noun1.needle biopsy - biopsy of deep tissue that is obtained through a hollow needleneedle biopsy - biopsy of deep tissue that is obtained through a hollow needle
biopsy - examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
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Diagnostic adequacy of surgeon-performed ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules.
No pathological features were detected except lymphocytic thyroiditis by anti-TgAb levels and by fine needle aspiration biopsy as evaluated by the endocrinology clinic and by gynaecological examination and pelvic ultrasonography revealing normal features.
Role of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy in evaluation of nonpalpable thyroid nodules.
Further, majority of lung cancers are diagnosed at a late stage where fine needle aspiration biopsy is the only possible test done to confirm the presence of cancer.
Thus, 90% of the patients with thyroid lymphoma were diagnosed or the diagnosis suspected based on fine needle aspiration biopsy. To confirm the diagnosis of lymphoma histologically and to determine the degree of malignancy, open biopsy taking 2-3 g tissue should be done for all cases.
Many authors thus consider that computed tomography- (CT-) guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the vertebral body is an important tool in the diagnostic evaluation of such an infection.
Suen, "Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid," Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol.
Looking first at general aspects of interventional ultrasound then at specific ultrasound-guided procedures, they consider such topics as pathology and cytology, fine-needle aspiration biopsy and core needle biopsy, the percutaneous sclerotherapy of cysts, interventional endosonography, specific ultrasound-guided procedures for the thorax, and palliative interventions and the role of ultrasonography palliative care.
Diagnostic value of transthoracic fine needle aspiration biopsy in thoracic lesions.
Lau et al12 studied fine needle aspiration biopsies of 42 histologically confirmed tuberculous cervical lesions out of which an aspiration biopsy diagnosis of granulomatous or tuberculous cervical lymphadenopathy was made in 71%.
After a chapter on general considerations, six chapters cover clinical evaluation and treatment in general terms, radiologic evaluation, genetic pathology, fine needle aspiration biopsy, diagnostic approach, and immunohistochemistry for soft tissue tumors.