Ultrasound Guided Core Biopsies:
This is a minimally invasive procedure that ultilizes ultrasound guidance to accurately biopsy a mass or abnormality. A core needle biopsy uses a hollow needle to remove a cylindrical sample of tissue from the breast. The needle is guided to the correct location using ultrasound . A local anesthetic will be used to numb the skin and breast tissue.
Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration:
A fine needle biopsy uses a thinner needle to remove cells from the area of concern in the breast tissue or lymph nodes. A local anesthetic is used to the numb the area.
Ultrasound Guided Cyst Aspiration:
Utilizing ultrasound guidance a needle is place into the breast cyst and fluid is aspirated from the cyst. A local anesthetic is used to the numb the area.