Stereotactic biopsy is a minimally invasive method used in the diagnosis of abnormal cells, especially in brain and breast tissue. With this method, doctors can obtain precise and reliable samples without damaging the target tissue in the patient’s body. Stereotactic biopsy has become increasingly popular in recent years as patients recover faster and have less risk of complications. In this article we wrote for you, we will try to answer all the questions about stereotactic biopsy.
What Is A Stereotactic Biopsy?
Stereotactic biopsy is a biopsy method that uses a three-dimensional coordinate system to reach the target tissue. Thanks to this method, doctors can take a sample with precision and accuracy for a specific area of the patient’s body. Stereotactic biopsy is used to diagnose abnormal cells, especially in brain and breast tissue. With this method, information about the presence and spread of cancerous cells can be obtained. In addition, stereotactic biopsy allows patients to recover faster as it is less invasive than surgical biopsy.
How Is a Stereotactic Biopsy Performed?
The stereotactic biopsy procedure is performed using a special device to reach the target tissue in the patient’s body. The position and comfort of the patient during the procedure is important. While the patient is usually in the prone or supine position, the angle and depth required to reach the target area are calculated.
Before the procedure, with the marker placed on the target area, the doctor reaches the target tissue using the three-dimensional coordinate system. Then, local anesthesia is applied to ensure that the patient does not feel pain. A fine needle is guided through the skin towards the target tissue and the sample is taken. During the procedure, the needle is checked for correct position, usually using imaging modalities such as ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
What Should Be Considered After Stereotactic Biopsy?
After stereotactic biopsy, patients usually need to be monitored for a short time and monitored for any risk of complications at the procedure site. Mild pain and swelling that patients may experience after the procedure can usually be controlled with simple painkillers.
Patients are expected to be able to return to their daily activities quickly after the procedure, but doctors recommend avoiding heavy exercise and physical activity for a few days after the procedure. In addition, it is important to keep the procedure area clean and dry against the risk of infection.
Stereotactic biopsy is a minimally invasive and sensitive method used in the diagnosis of abnormal cells, especially in brain and breast tissue. Points to be considered before and after the procedure contribute to faster recovery of patients and less risk of complications.
Who Is Stereotactic Biopsy Performed?
Stereotactic biopsy is a minimally invasive procedure used especially in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. This method involves taking a sample with the aid of a needle to examine suspicious cell or tissue samples. Stereotactic biopsy is usually performed when:
- Breast Cancer Suspicion,
- Atypical Cells,
- Masses and Lesions,
- People who have been diagnosed with cancer before.
Where Is a Stereotactic Biopsy Performed?
Stereotactic biopsy is a procedure usually performed in hospitals, medical centers and private clinics. This procedure is performed by experienced radiologists, pathologists and surgeons. Centers where stereotactic biopsy will be performed should have the following features;
Stereotactic biopsy requires advanced medical equipment such as high-resolution mammography and ultrasound equipment to obtain precise and accurate results.
Radiologists, pathologists and surgeons performing stereotactic biopsy should be experienced and trained in this field.
A sterile environment should be maintained to minimize the risk of infection during the stereotactic biopsy procedure.
A center that offers quality laboratory services should be preferred for accurate and rapid examination of the tissue samples taken.
It is important to establish good communication with specialists who can answer patients’ questions, explain the procedure and evaluate the results before and after the stereotactic biopsy procedure. In addition, a suitable environment should be provided for the planning and implementation of the treatment and follow-up processes required according to the results of the procedure.
Stereotactic Biopsy Treatment Prices in Turkey
Turkey has succeeded in making its name known to the world with its investments and Especially the latest technological devices used in diagnosis and treatment procedures have been a beacon of hope for many diseases. However, there has been an increase in health tourism in Türkiye.
- Hospitals are large, clean, spacious and fully equipped in terms of technological equipment.
- Turkish doctors are specialized, successful, and skilled in their fields.
- Nurses and carers are friendly and compassionate.
- Finding answers to the questions asked quickly and accurately.
- Patience and understanding of all staff, including the intermediary company dealing with the patient.
- Turkey offers holiday opportunities with its natural and historical beauties.
- Easy transportation.
- Diagnosis, treatment, accommodation, eating, drinking, dressing, and holiday needs can be met at affordable prices.
Such situations are shown among the reasons for preference. We can see that patients and their relatives who want to come to Turkey are doing research on Stereotactic Biopsy Treatment Prices in Turkey. However, it would not be correct to give clear price information at this stage. Many factors such as the type of disease, stage, diagnosis process, treatment process, and stay in Türkiye affect the price issue. If you want to get more detailed price information, you can contact us. In addition, if you come to Turkey for treatment through us, we can facilitate your visa application process with the invitation letter sent by us to the consulate.
Prof.Dr. Ergün Dağlıoğlu (Eğitim Görevlisi), Beyin Cerrahı, Beyin Ve Sinir Cerrahisi
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