Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: B

  • BPD/DS Weight-Loss Surgery

    BPD/DS is a complex weight-loss surgery that may be recommended for people who are extremely obese and have failed to lose weight through other treatments.

  • Brachioplasty

    A brachioplasty is a surgery that reshapes the back part of your upper arm, from your arm to your elbow. It’s also called an arm lift. It gets rid of extra skin and tissue. It makes your upper arm look smoother.

  • Brain Perfusion Scan

    A brain perfusion scan is a type of brain test that shows the amount of blood taken up in certain areas of your brain. This can provide information on how your brain is functioning. There are several different types of brain perfusion scans.

  • BRCA

    This blood test checks for mutations for the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes which can increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

  • Breast Biopsy

    A breast biopsy is a small piece of breast tissue that is removed and checked in a lab. This is done to see if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.

  • Breast MRI

    Magnetic resonance imaging creates detailed images of the body using large magnets and a computer. For breast MRI, a woman will lie face down with her breasts positioned through holes in a table.

  • Breast Scan

    A breast scan is an imaging test to look at your breasts. It is used when a mammogram has not given your health care provider enough information.

  • Breast Ultrasound

    Breast ultrasound is an imaging test that uses sound waves to look at your breasts. It can help your healthcare provider find breast problems. It also lets your provider see how well blood is flowing to areas in your breasts. This test is often used along with mammography.

  • Breast-Conserving Surgery

    Breast-conserving surgery (BCS) is sometimes called a lumpectomy or a partial mastectomy. It may be done as part of a treatment plan for breast cancer. With BCS, only the part of the breast that has cancer is removed.

  • Bronchoscopy

    Bronchoscopy is a procedure to look directly at the airways in the lungs through a thin, lighted tube (bronchoscope).

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