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dc.contributor.authorClayer, M.en
dc.date.issued2012en
dc.identifier.citationBiopsies: Procedures, Types and Complications, 2012 / Evans, I., Lewis, K. (ed./s), pp.91-97en
dc.identifier.isbn1619427230en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/77493-
dc.description.abstractAccurate diagnosis of musculoskeletal tumors is important for successful treatment. Whilst it remains a minor procedure, many options have been described for obtaining a biopsy sample and controversy remains. Studies have reported a high risk of complications following open biopsy and have advocated core biopsy as a safer alternative; however, accuracy may be reduced with the smaller sample. With the resurgence of biological studies as a component of tumor management in addition to tissue banking and extended investigation, incisional biopsy has become an attractive technique again. This chapter highlights options and techniques in biopsy of musculoskeletal tumors.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityMark Clayeren
dc.description.urihttp://trove.nla.gov.au/version/187506155en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNova Science Publishersen
dc.titleBiopsy of musculoskeletal tumors: procedures and complicationsen
dc.typeBook chapteren
dc.identifier.rmid0020126900en
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen
dc.identifier.pubid20420-
pubs.library.collectionOrthopaedics and Trauma publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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