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During a stereotactic breast biopsy, you may lie on your stomach on a special table. Or you may sit in a chair. Your doctor will use X-ray to guide a needle to the biopsy site to remove samples of breast tissue.
The samples are examined under a microscope.
Current as ofDecember 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffSarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineLaura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
Current as of:
December 19, 2018
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, & Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
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