MRI guided vacuum assisted breast biopsy

What is MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy surgery?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI-guided breast biopsy is the process of removing a small sample of breast tissue. It is the best procedure to determine the suspicious area for breast cancer. It uses powerful magnetic fields, radio waves; and a computer is used to help in locating a breast abnormality, and for the removing of a tissue sample with a needle for examination under a high-quality microscope.

A magnetic resonance imaging-guided breast biopsy is widely helpful when MR imaging process indicates any kind of breast abnormality. The surgery is usually completed within 45 minutes, and the recovery involves no excessive bleeding or pain.

Why is the technology unique?

• The technology delivers quality samples from the most difficult areas within the breast.
• The sampling can be either automated or manual. The automated sampling enables support and tim...

How does it help?

Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy is the best way to begin the treatment for breast cancer. Other conditions it may be used in are:

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How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of MRI-guided vacuum breast biopsy?

Vacuum breast biopsy treatment is considered to be the best for detection of breast cancer. The technology has some amazing benefits, but it also a few risks, and those are stated below:

  • The process is less invasive than a surgical biopsy.
  • Does not involve exposure to ionising radiation.
  • The breast biopsy that uses a core needle is safe and accurate.
  • Causes less damage to tissue, takes less time and is less costly.
  • Patients can

  • The risk of bleeding or blood clots at the site of the biopsy.
  • Increased risk of infection.
  • Altered breast appearance.
  • Bruising or swelling

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