Glossary of Terms

Enter a term in the text box and press Find.
For a list of terms, select a letter or enter starting letter(s).

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W X Y Z [All

Enter term:    
 
wire localization
Guided by an imaging modality such as magnetic resonance imaging, a wire is inserted through a hollow needle to a lesion, or suspicious area of cells and tissue. The wire then guides the surgeon to the area so that the abnormal tissue can be surgically removed for examination.
Current Radiology News