Bone marrow aspiration before bone marrow core biopsy using the same bone marrow biopsy needle: a good or bad practice?

@article{Islam2007BoneMA,
  title={Bone marrow aspiration before bone marrow core biopsy using the same bone marrow biopsy needle: a good or bad practice?},
  author={Anwarul Islam},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={212-5}
}
A single-needle single-site technique for bone marrow aspiration and core biopsy has been compared with a two-needle technique, using 30 randomly selected patients who required these two investigations. In addition, two single-needle techniques were compared, aspirating immediately after penetrating the cortex or, alternatively, aspirating after the needle (without the stilette) had been advanced 20-25 mm. The two-needle technique was found to be superior to either of the single-needle… CONTINUE READING

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