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What Does My Biopsy Report Indicate?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Question: My daughter is having a cone biopsy next week. What can we expect from this procedure?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Esmeralda Sera (24 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Core biopsy

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

Core needle biopsy is the procedure to remove a small amount of suspicious tissue with a larger “core” (meaning “hollow”) needle. It is usually performed while the patient is under local anesthesia

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Dr. Esmeralda Sera (44 minutes later)
Is it possible this could "resolve" the problem? Can they remove all the suspicious tissue or is this just further testing?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Esmeralda Sera (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Core biopsy

Detailed Answer:
Hi again

The core biopsy it’s just a diagnostic exam. They will take a sample of tissue, whole tissue will not be removed.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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What Does My Biopsy Report Indicate?

Brief Answer: Core biopsy Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for asking Core needle biopsy is the procedure to remove a small amount of suspicious tissue with a larger “core” (meaning “hollow”) needle. It is usually performed while the patient is under local anesthesia Regards