Sample Name: Temporal Artery Biopsy
Description: Bilateral temporal artery biopsy. Rule out temporal arteritis.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Rule out temporal arteritis.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Rule out temporal arteritis.
PROCEDURE: Bilateral temporal artery biopsy.
ANESTHESIA: Local anesthesia 1% Xylocaine with epinephrine.
INDICATIONS: I was consulted by Dr. X for this patient with bilateral temporal headaches to rule out temporal arteritis. I explained fully the procedure to the patient.
Keywords: neurosurgery, headaches, bilateral temporal artery, temporal artery biopsy, temporal arteritis, temporal artery, temporal, biopsy, arteritis,