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Computed Tomography (CT)-Guided Biopsies

Magnitiki-Chiou-CT-ScannerWith the guidance of a CT scanner we perform:

  • Lung biopsy
  • Drainage of intraventricular collection (cysts, pseudocysts etc.)
  • Drainage of abscess
  • Drainage of pleural effusion
  • Drainage of empyema
  • Liver biopsy
  • Renal biopsy
  • Mass biopsy (lymph nodes, intra-abdominal masses, implantations, etc.)
  • Bone biopsy
  • Nephrostomy
  • Placement of pneumothorax catheter

Patient Preparation for Biopsy under CT

When you come for a biopsy under CT, arrange to be escorted and to travel by car or taxi, a family member will need to have blood tests about a week before the biopsy. Your physician will advice you about the test when a biopsy is recommended. If you get …

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