New study backs ultrasound-guided breast biopsies
This article was originally published in Clinica
Replacing the standard surgical breast biopsy for suspicious lesions with a faster and less invasive ultrasound-guided technique could lead to an annual saving of $60 million in the US, according to a new study. The ultrasound method was also shown to be more cost effective than stereotactic biopsy, another percutaneous technique which is guided by mammography.
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