Hospital of Twente first method for tracking breast tumor

The Medisch Spectrum Twente (MST) start Monday as the first hospital in Europe with locating breast tumors using a chip, This method is for patients a lot more comfortable and less stressful than the way that happens now.

For surgeons that a tumor from a breast, you must uninstall it is often difficult to detect where the tumor is.

Now it is common to the tumor to trace with the help of a metal wire or by a radioactive jodiumzaadje in the breast and the tumor to mark it.

In the new method, a chip that radio-frequency signals with the aid of ultrasound by the radiologist at the location of the tumor inserted.

In the U.S., doctors have already been few years good experiences

The surgeon can these signals than in the operating room with a detector to find it and so it knows exactly where he or she must operate.

The first breast saving surgery, in which the new method is used to find sat night place in the MST. The chip for a number of years with great success in hospitals in the United States.

MST today as the first hospital in Europe to start with locating breast tumors by using the new RF method:

AvatarAuteurziekenhuisMSTMoment of plaatsen09:38 – 1 april 2019

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