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Lung Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure lung biopsy including information on who will be performing procedure?, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure?, will it hurt?, how long it will take?, risks or complications, what happens afterwards?, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems. A biopsy is a way of taking a small piece of tissue from your lung. We use CT scan or Fluoroscopy to locate the spot to biopsy. The tissue sample is examined under a microscope for a diagnosis. A lung biopsy is done to check for any abnormalities seen on other tests such as chest x-ray or a CT scan. (English) Colour

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Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Lungs, Breathing, and Airways
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Diagnostic Tests and Medical Equipment
  • Biopsy,
  • LML
  • All
  • Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
Revision Date:
March 10, 2020
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