34 suspected primary bone neoplasms were evaluated by needle biopsy between 1976 and 1978. Adequate material for evaluation was obtained in 31 cases. The accuracy rate of the procedure was 93%. Needle biopsy is a rapid, effective and safe method of evaluating unsuspected primary lesions of bone. The indications, contraindications, and technique are emphasized. The benefits over open biopsy are indicated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - Feb 1979|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research