Importance of specimen length during temporal artery biopsy

@article{Ypsilantis2011ImportanceOS,
  title={Importance of specimen length during temporal artery biopsy},
  author={E. Ypsilantis and E. Courtney and N. Chopra and A. Karthikesalingam and M. Eltayab and N. Katsoulas and T. Tang and R. Ball},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={98}
}
Variations in surgical technique of temporal artery biopsy (TAB) performed for diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA) may contribute to high false‐negative rates. This was a retrospective analysis of a large database that explored potential associations between specimen length and diagnostic sensitivity of TAB. 
Increase in the length of superficial temporal artery biopsy over 14 years
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Association between specimen length and diagnostic yield of temporal artery biopsy
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