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Date: Apr 20, 2010


Hi Dr Z. Quick Question A "Bard Biopsy device" used for Breast Biopsies. Is this device a Percutaneous Vacuum assisted/rotating device 19103 or a percutaneous Needle core biopsy 19102 ? I am seeing cases where it is documented solely as "a Bard Biopsy Device" and other cases documented as a "10-gauge Vacuum assisted BARD biopsy needle" Please advice

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