Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

Performed when an abnormality is found in the breast


Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

A procedure that uses mammography to precisely identify and biopsy an abnormality within the breast. Typically done when the radiologist sees a suspicious abnormality on your mammogram that cannot be felt in a physical exam.

For this procedure, you will lay face down on a table with a hole for your breast to go in. The table is positioned to find the radiologist the most optimal setting in order to perform the biopsy.

Breast Biopsy Seal
frequently asked questions

Can someone come in the room with me while I have my procedure done?

No, but they can wait nearby in the sub-waiting room for you.

Does a stereotactic breast biopsy hurt?

You will be given local anesthesia with Lidocaine to numb the procedure area. You may request Valium, in order to receive it you will need to bring a driver with you.

Breast Biopsy Seal
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