Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Procedure
About Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Stereotactic breast biopsy uses computer imaging to allow for the precise removal of a small area of breast tissue. Your surgeon performs the biopsy with the assistance of a radiologist.
Advantages of stereotactic breast biopsy over surgical biopsy:
- It is performed under local anesthesia, while you are awake.
- It is faster.
- It is less costly.
- It is less complicated.
- A smaller amount of breast tissue is removed.
- You can return to normal activities more quickly.
We offer several types of stereotactic breast biopsies:
- ABBI (Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrument)
- MIBB (Minimal Invasive Breast Biopsy)
- Core Needle Biopsy
Your doctor will determine whether or not you are a candidate for any of these biopsies.
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Paint the Town Pink
Paint the Town Pink is Riverview Medical Center’s community-wide effort to raise awareness of the importance of annual mammography that takes place every May.
Riverview Medical Center
1 Riverview Plaza
Red Bank, NJ 07701
To schedule your mammogram or to learn more about The Women’s Center at Riverview, please call 732-530-2305.
Next time you go for your annual mammogram, make it a fun experience and bring your “breast friends”!
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