ULTRASOUND - GUIDED BIOPSY

ULTRASOUND - GUIDED BIOPSY

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ULTRASOUND - GUIDED BIOPSY Where is ultrasound useful? Ultrasound is used in many parts of the body, specifically to view the fetus, for other gynecological abnormalities and to view the abdomen, orbits, thyroid gland, breast, testes, etc. Are there any dangers? There is no known danger to the use of ultrasound Are there any dyes in ultrasound, as in X-rays? As of now there are no "dyes" injected in routine ultrasound practice. Contrast media however are being evaluated for use in clinical trials. Who is qualified to do ultrasound? Only radiologists trained in ultrasound should perform these investigations. In many situations, however, gynecologists also perform ultrasound examinations on their own patients; if adequately trained/certified, this is acceptable.


Why is ULTRASOUND - GUIDED BIOPSY done ?

This test is most frequently used for lymph node, breast, and liver biopsies. An ultrasound-guided needle biopsy is used to obtain a tissue sample of an abnormality discovered on a radiology scan.

ULTRASOUND - GUIDED BIOPSY Instructions

CCO:
No food intake for atleast 8 hours before the Ultrasound scan is done.BT,CT,APTT,CBC should be done prior to the test.

SLAs:
For Ultrasound test scheduled before 2 PM eConsultation will be scheduled before 9 PM same day and the physical reports to be delivered by 10 PM same day
For Ultrasound test scheduled after 2 PM eConsultation to start from 8 AM next day and the physical reports to be delivered starting from 8 AM next day

FACILITATOR:
Confirm the compliance of preparations required.

SLAs:
For Ultrasound test scheduled before 2 PM eConsultation will be scheduled before 9 PM same day and the physical reports to be delivered by 10 PM same day
For Ultrasound test scheduled after 2 PM eConsultation to start from 8 AM next day and the physical reports to be delivered starting from 8 AM next day

Why is ULTRASOUND - GUIDED BIOPSY ?

Ultrasound-guided biopsy is an outpatient procedure to obtain a tissue sample of an abnormality discovered on a radiology scan. Ultrasound-guided biopsies are generally performed as an outpatient procedure.