Neurosurgical Associates PC
800 St. Vincent's Drive
Suite 700
Birmingham, AL 35205
205.933.8981

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Stereotactic Biopsy

In this surgical procedure, the physician takes a small sample of tissue from the brain through a hole in the skull. Stereotactic biopsy is commonly used to take a sample from a tumor. The procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia and requires at least an overnight hospital stay.