Deep shave biopsy remains efficient, useful technique

December 1, 2012

Although there is concern about a slight risk of under-staging caused by technique inaccuracy, benefits outweigh all of the risks when conducting a deep shave biopsy, says Mary H. Lien, M.D., department of dermatology & cutaneous surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa.