Biopsy method and associated biopsy device

  • US 10,993,706 B2
  • Filed: 05/28/2014
  • Issued: 05/04/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/28/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A biopsy method comprising:

  • automated moving of at least part of a biopsy sampler within a biopsy volume to perform a biopsy in a zone of interest in a body,wherein said automated moving is preceded by variable positioning of said biopsy volume both along a first axis and a second axis both along a plane of a breast support, wherein the plane is parallel to a horizontal surface of the breast support, wherein the horizontal surface directly contacts and supports a portion of the body that includes the zone of interest, and wherein the first axis and the second axis are orthogonal to each other, and the variable positioning along both the first axis and the second axis occurs separately from each other.

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