Needle biopsy of musculoskeletal lesions. A review of 208 procedures.


Needle biopsies, performed on 208 consecutive patients and interpreted at the London Bone Tumour Service over a two-year period, were reviewed. A correct diagnosis was reached in 97% (133 out of 137) using this technique alone. Needle biopsy is safe and accurate when undertaken in consultation within a bone tumour service; it offers considerable advantages… (More)


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