Breast Hookwire Localisation
What is a breast hookwire localisation? Mammography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan images or pictures sometimes show abnormalities…Read more
Breast ultrasound is useful in the following clinical situations:
There are no absolute contraindications.
There are no medical contraindications, but some patients may feel uncomfortable about the procedure unless they are chaperoned appropriately.
There are no adverse effects of a breast ultrasound.
Breast ultrasound is often complementary to other breast imaging as a problem solving and biopsy guidance tool (see prerequisites, above).
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