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.
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: