WHAT IS BIOPSY (SITE-SPECIFIC) TETS?

WHAT IS BIOPSY (SITE-SPECIFIC) TETS?

Excisional biopsy (remove entire lump), incisional biopsy (remove part of lump), pinch biopsy (using forceps), snare excision (for large polyps) or needle punch or fine-needle aspiration (FNA) (a small sample is withdrawn through a 22- to 25-gauge needle) done under sterile technique and examined for cell morphology and tissue abnormalities. The procedure takes 15-30 minutes. Each specimen is evaluated by gross examination, by microscopic examination, and through tissue processing (staining and preserving). Adjunct brush cytology helps diagnose gastric malignancy of infection. 

 

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Genomic Medicine UK is the home of comprehensive genomic testing in London. Our consultant medical doctors work tirelessly to provide the highest standards of medical laboratory testing for personalised medical treatments, genomic risk assessments for common diseases and genomic risk assessment for cancers at an affordable cost for everybody. We use state-of-the-art modern technologies of next-generation sequencing and DNA chip microarray to provide all of our patients and partner doctors with a reliable, evidence-based, thorough and valuable medical service.

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