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Stereotactic and vacuum assisted biopsy

Stereotactic guided biopsy is done when the area that needs to be biopsied, is not felt by hand or seen on ultrasound. Chennai breast centre was the first in the country to introduce prone table biopsy system to do stereotactic biopsy of the breast.
Our centre is equipped with the ATEC Vacuum assisted breast biopsy technology.

Stereo-tactic guided biopsy Machine

A biopsy procedure with ATEC involves

  • A one time needle insertion under local anesthesia
  • No stitches
  • No hospitalization
  • No general anesthesia

Ensures good samples for a definitive diagnosis and allows the woman to get back to her normal activities immediately.

Authored by Dr. Selvi Radhakrishna

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