During a stereotactic breast biopsy, you may lie on your stomach on a special table. Or you may sit in a chair. Your doctor will use X-ray to guide a needle to the biopsy site to remove samples of breast tissue.
The samples are examined under a microscope.
Current as of: August 22, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology & Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine