Excision biopsy

Known as: Excisional Biopsy, biopsy excisional, surgical biopsy 
A surgical procedure in which an entire lump or suspicious area is removed for diagnosis. The tissue is then examined under a microscope.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Analysis of estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PgR) and HER2 status in early breast cancer (EBC) is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Recent studies indicate that microRNAs (miRNAs) are mechanistically involved in the development of various human malignancies… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Recipients of organ transplants are susceptible to Kaposi's sarcoma as a result of treatment with immunosuppressive… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Radial scars are benign lesions that may mimic breast carcinoma on mammography and usually are managed by excision… (More)
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2002
2002
CONTEXT Percutaneous image-guided core biopsy is increasingly becoming the method of choice to evaluate impalpable breast lesions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) has been a promising new technique in breast carcinoma staging, but could be… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To determine the accuracy and complications of vacuum-assisted core breast biopsy performed with ultrasonographic (US… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Introduction: Sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) is becoming a recognized technique for accurately staging patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To define preliminary guidelines for the use of lymphatic mapping techniques in patients with breast cancer. SUMMARY… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Sentinel node (SN) biopsy appears to offer an alternative to routine axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for staging… (More)
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