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Antithrombotics Are Not Contraindicated for Image-Guided Breast Biopsy


Background: There is no universal consensus on whether a patient undergoing antithrombotic therapy should cease taking antithrombotic medication prior to an image-guided breast biopsy. Recommendations are often dependent on the specific breast imager or based on institution-wide guidelines. Objective: To compare bleeding complications of image-guided breast biopsies performed on women taking antithrombotic therapy versus those who do not take antithrombotic medication. Design: Pros more...
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