MRI-guided biopsy and fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal lesions.

@article{Kerimaa2013MRIguidedBA,
  title={MRI-guided biopsy and fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal lesions.},
  author={Pekka Kerimaa and Antti Marttila and Pekka H Hyv{\"o}nen and Risto Ojala and Elisa Lappi-Blanco and Osmo Tervonen and Roberto Blanco Sequeiros},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={82 12},
  pages={2328-33}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided musculoskeletal biopsy and the value of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) when combined with histologic biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 172 biopsies were performed under MRI guidance, 170 were histologic biopsies. In 112 cases, a fine needle aspiration biopsy was also performed. In two cases, a stand-alone FNAB was performed. The diagnostic performance was… CONTINUE READING

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