Flow-cytometry-enhanced fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the spleen.

OBJECTIVE Flow cytometry is proving useful in the evaluation of lymphoproliferative disorders. In a case series, the authors investigated the safety of cross-sectional fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the spleen under sonographic guidance, and the usefulness of flow cytometry in analysis of biopsy samples. METHODS Five patients underwent fine-needle… (More)