Biopsy Specimen

Known as: Biopsy Sample 
A specimen obtained by biopsy, which is a process of removing tissue from living patients for diagnostic examination.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To compare carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B ([11C]PiB) positron emission tomography (PET) findings in patients… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mutations of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene have been identified in specimens from patients with non-small-cell… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fibrosis is a common endpoint of clinical trials in chronic hepatitis C, and liver biopsy remains the gold standard for fibrosis… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Tumor progression is often difficult to distinguish from nonneoplastic treatment response on the basis of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Prion diseases are associated with the accumulation of an abnormal isoform of cellular prion protein (PrPSc), which is… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Our aim was to assess the natural history of liver fibrosis progression in hepatitis C and the factors associated with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Among 38 hearts from autopsies in which lymphocytic myocarditis contributed to death, 10 endomyocardial specimens from the apical… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
In an investigation to determine the influence of sampling variability on the diagnostic yield of liver biopsy, 3 consecutive… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
DNA from one biopsy sample of invasive cancer of the cervix contained sequences hybridizing with human papillomavirus (HPV) type… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A method for increasing the size of a percutaneous needle biopsy specimen of skeletal muscle is described. Suction (700 TORR) is… (More)
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