Difficulties In Stereotactic Breast Biopsies

Pre Post Fire Error Biopsy

It is important for the physician to anticipate that some patients and some lesions will be difficult for obtaining biopsy specimens. Certain lesion characteristics, such as low-density nodules, faint or nonclustered microcalcifications, or vague asymmetric densities, may be difficult to visualize with digital imaging despite postprocessing features. The position of certain lesions, such as those that are very superficial, those against the chest wall, or those in the axillary tail of the...