Test Detail

Content created by

Written by
Dr. Shreya Gupta
BDS, MDS - Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Reviewed by
Dr. Lalit Mohan Gupta
MBBS, MD - Microbiology
Want to know more?
Read our Editorial Policy

USG Guided - Small Aspiration

This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
  2. You may have to remove your jewelry and any metal objects which might interfere with the image.
  3. Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.


What is USG Guided - Small Aspiration?

The USG (Ultrasonography) guided small aspiration is a procedure in which a thin needle is used to withdraw fluid or tissue sample from the organs while the needle is guided by real time USG image.

Why is USG Guided - Small Aspiration done?

  1. To perform initial evaluation of a pathological condition before starting treatment
  2. To detect and diagnose cancer in deep seated organs which cannot be accessed with invasive surgical procedures
  3. To evaluate the recurrence of a cancer following therapy
  4. To monitor the efficacy of the treatment (chemotherapy) for tumors already diagnosed



Quality, accurate results, patient service with care and compassion and bringing value to diagnostic needs of the society forms our life at Noble Diagnostic Centre. Established by Dr. Renuka Wadhwa, Noble Diagnostic Centre started as a centre of excellence for Ultrasound and Colour Dopplers. Over the years Noble has also successfully diversified into the field of laboratory medicine by adopting latest techniques, inducting highly skilled professionals and introducing latest state of the art...
Know More

Available at Other Labs