Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of liver focal lesions ultrasonically guided with a real-time probe. Report on 126 cases

G. Montali, L. Solbiati, F. Croce, T. Ierace, C. Ravetto

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Abstract

Ultrasonically guided fine-needle biopsy of focal lesions was performed in 126 patients to obtain a definitive diagnosis. Percutaneous target puncture and tissue aspiration were guided by a real-time linear-array probe with a central canal for needle insertion. The procedure is simple and rapidly performed; a correct cytological diagnosis was established in 94% of the punctured masses. No adverse reactions of clinical significance were observed. Fine-needle biopsy with ultrasound guidance by real-time scanning may be the procedure of choice to obtain a tissue diagnosis in patients with hepatic masses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-723
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
Volume55
Issue number658
Publication statusPublished - 1982

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Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of liver focal lesions ultrasonically guided with a real-time probe. Report on 126 cases. / Montali, G.; Solbiati, L.; Croce, F.; Ierace, T.; Ravetto, C.

In: British Journal of Radiology, Vol. 55, No. 658, 1982, p. 717-723.

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