Fine needle aspiration biopsy of suspected metastatic cancers to the posterior uvea.

@article{Augsburger1988FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration biopsy of suspected metastatic cancers to the posterior uvea.},
  author={James Jay Augsburger},
  journal={Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society},
  year={1988},
  volume={86},
  pages={499-560}
}
This thesis presents the author's experience with diagnostic intraocular fine needle aspiration biopsy in 18 patients with a suspected metastatic choroidal or ciliary body tumor. The author has reviewed the literature on biopsy of intraocular tumors and has specified what he believes to be valid indications for diagnostic biopsy of posterior uveal tumors. He has evaluated the accuracy, limitations, and complications of diagnostic fine needle aspiration biopsy in this series and others, and he… CONTINUE READING
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