Brief clinical report| Volume 79, ISSUE 5, P590-591, May 1976

New electric drill biopsy apparatus for breast tumors

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      A simple method of biopsy for breast tumors by means of a new electric drill is described. Biopsy with this apparatus is performed safely and accurately, and it is possible to obtain a part of suspect tumor large enough to allow histological diagnosis. This biopsy apparatus could contribute to early detection of breast carcinoma and the results of surgical treatment would be improved.
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        • Haagensen C.D.
        Disease of the breast.
        W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia and London1971