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Internet resources relating to needle biopsy of orthopaedic conditions.
MeSH Search Term "Biopsy, Needle"[mesh]
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SNOMED-CT Term Needle biopsy (procedure) Concept ID: 129249002
OCOSH Code: D001707 129249002 OP_B_NB

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2009 Routine pre-operative bone biopsy in non-union of long bones

Location: http://www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_journal_of_orthopedic_surgery/volume_13_number_1_3/article ...

The purpose of this paper is to determine whether a pre-operative bone biopsy should be done in all cases of non-union of long bones.
Methods. We reviewed the cases of 26 adults over a period of nineteen months. [It is departmental protocol to do a routine biopsy in all cases of...
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Biopsy of Musculoskeletal Tumors

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/biopsy_of_msk_tumors

Discussion of percutaneous (needle) and open bone biopsy in the management of musculoskeletal tumours
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Systemic Mastocytosis Diagnosed Following Bone Biopsy During Total Knee Replacement

Location: http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijos/vol2n2/knee.xml

Mastocytosis is a rare, heterogeneous disorder, of normal, active mast cells. The increase in mast cells is usually localised to the skin, but occasionally occurs in other organs as a systemic disorder. We report a case where systemic mastocytosis was diagnosed following biopsy of the femur during total knee replacement.
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The effect of biopsy on survival of patients with osteosarcoma

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/61-B/2/209

A retrospective study of patients with osteosarcoma was undertaken to determine whether there was a relationship between biopsy and survival. Twenty-four of the fifty-seven patients had an amputation without a prior biopsy; the others had biopsies before amputation. These two groups were fairly closely matched in age, sex, site and...
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