What are the benefits of ultrasound-guided breast interventions?

Updated: Jan 24, 2017
  • Author: Durre Sabih, MBBS, MSc, FRCP(Edin); Chief Editor: Mahan Mathur, MD  more...
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Sonographic guidance for interventional procedures offers several advantages: it is less expensive, quicker, available in real time, avoids ionizing radiation, and is portable. However, a learning curve exists, and the operator must be appropriately trained and skilled to undertake the intervention.


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