Use of Core-Needle Biopsy for Image-Detected Abnormalities
This course provides physicians with an overview of the core-needle biopsy process to be better able to explain to patients what to expect and explain the available validated methods for this method of biopsy.
Family Medicine Physicians, Ob/Gyns, Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Medical Students and Residents.
- Review the options and the patient selection process.
- Consider available, validated methods for CNB: stereotactic, tomogram, ultrasound and MRI-guided.
- Review the importance of radiologic-pathologic concordance.
- Designate the appropriate follow-up and disposition of the patient based on radiology-pathology results.
Maria Pilar Martinez, M.D.
Baptist Health Breast Center
Miami Cancer Institute
Maria Pilar Martinez, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentations or discussions.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 0.75 General certificate of attendance