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biopsy

Lateral view of neck showing thyroid with nodule. Ultrasound probe on neck and biopsy needle in nodule.

An ultrasound-guided biopsy is a medical test used to learn more about a lesion or mass. The goal of a biopsy is to remove a sample of tissue for testing in a laboratory. 

Which ultrasound scanner for ultrasound-guided Biopsy purposes?

Our doctor clients choose the SIFULTRAS-3.5, which is built with a needle guide.

The use an ultrasound scanner aids to accurately guide a needle to the site of the biopsy. This image-guided biopsy, combines the use of ultrasound with either a Fine Needle Aspiration or Core Needle Biopsy.

The use of SIFULTRAS-3.5 helps the practitioner locate a lump or abnormality and remove a tissue sample for examination under a microscope.

Ultrasound is used to guide a needle to the area of concern.  The practitioner will identify the area to be biopsied.  While scanning the region, the Radiologist will insert the needle into the area to be biopsied. When the needle is in place, a sample will be taken and the Radiologist will remove the needle.

The ultrasound scanner SIFULTRAS-3.5 guide a needle to the site of the biopsy.

The needle will then be used to remove a tissue sample. This test is most often used for lymph node, breast, and liver biopsies. A biopsy can also help diagnose abnormalities such as infection, inflammation or malignancy.

A biopsy is typically performed by a pathologist, cytologist, radiologist ..

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Disclaimer: Although the information we provide is used by different doctors and medical staff to perform their procedures and clinical applications, the information contained in this article is for consideration only. SIFSOF is not responsible neither for the misuse of the device nor for the wrong or random generalizability of the device in all clinical applications or procedures mentioned in our articles. Users must have the proper training and skills to perform the procedure with each ultrasound scanner device.

The products mentioned in this article are only for sale to medical staff (doctors, nurses, certified practitioners, etc.) or to private users assisted by or under the supervision of a medical professional.  

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