open biopsy

<surgery> Surgical incision or excision of the region from which the biopsy is taken. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Open biopsy

An open biopsy is a procedure in which a surgical incision (cut) is made through the skin to expose and remove tissues. The biopsy tissue is examined under a microscope by a pathologist. An open biopsy may be done in the doctor’s office or in the hospital, and may use local anesthesia or general anesthesia. A lumpectomy to remove a breast tumor ...
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open biopsy

Type: Term Definitions: 1. surgical incision or excision of the region from which the biopsy is taken.
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Open Biopsy

Biopsy that is carried out during a surgical operation so that the organ can be visualized at the time of the biopsy. This type of biopsy is performed when there is a need to avoid dangerously close structures or avoid unecessary bleeding. Broader term(s): Biopsy
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open biopsy

A procedure in which a surgical incision (cut) is made through the skin to expose and remove tissues. The biopsy tissue is examined under a microscope by a pathologist. An open biopsy may be done in the doctor
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