The pros and cons of outpatient breast biopsy.

  title={The pros and cons of outpatient breast biopsy.},
  author={M A Lou and Ashis K. Mandal and Jeffrey L. Alexander},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={111 6},
A review of the 130 breast biopsies performed on women during the past three years at the Martin Luther King, Jr, General Hospital showed that 90 were performed on outpatients and 40 on inpatients. Of the 90 outpatient procedures, 61 were under local anesthesia and 29 under general. Only three outpatient biopsy specimens were malignant and required… CONTINUE READING