Definitions for "Stereotactic biopsy"
A precise method of sampling a small region of brain tissue using image-guidance and minimally invasive techniques
A minimally-invasive biopsy method. Using a computer to plot the exact coordinates of an abnormality, a physician guides a needle directly into the tumor. A tissue sample of is removed to be analyzed for evidence of cancer.
A special kind of biopsy in which breast cell samples are extracted through a hollow needle. Coumputerized radiology equipment helps the radiologist pinpoint the exact area that needs to be biopsied.