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Core biopsy

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termBiopsy core
METeOR identifier:Help on this term598214
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
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A section of tissue that has been removed in a way that preserves the histological architecture of the tissue's cells. A core biopsy procedure may be used to remove a section of tissue directly from an individual, or biopsy cores may be taken from a larger section of tissue that has been surgically removed from an individual.

Core biopsies are most commonly performed as a diagnostic test for cancerous conditions.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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Biopsy core number Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—biopsy core, number N[NN] Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—core biopsy length Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—core biopsy length, total millimetres NN.N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—core biopsy tumour extent, percentage N[NNN] Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—core biopsy tumour length, total millimetres NN.N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—positive biopsy core, number N[NN] Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Prostate cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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