Breast lump removal
Alternate Names : Lumpectomy, Wide local excision, Excisional biopsy, Limited breast surgery, Segmental mastectomy: Breast conservation therapy or surgery, Tylectomy, Breast sparing surgery, Partial mastectomy, Segmental breast excision
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Open biopsy of the breast
An open biopsy can be performed under local or general anesthesia and will leave a small scar. Prior to surgery, a radiologist often first marks the lump with a wire, making it easier for the surgeon to find.
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