Needle Localization Procedure Prior to Breast Biopsy
Needle Localization Procedure Prior to Breast Biopsy – PRICE (Price Relative Info Collaborative Effort)
Description of Procedure:
This is a situation in which a lesion seen on mammagraphy which is not palpable by the breast surgeon and which needs the use of a needle to localize it prior to removing it for biopsy purpose.
Price in one private hospital (as of September 2013): P24,500
- P11,000 for the procedure (mammography-guided)
- P3,500 for the localization needle (Homer – brand)
- P10,000 for the professional fee of the radiologist
The needle (Homer)
PRICE (Price Relative Info Collaborative Effort)
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