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Bone Biopsy

  • Thomas Le Corroller
Chapter

Abstract

Bone biopsy procedures under CT, PET/CT, and MR guidance are reviewed.

Indications, anatomy (entry point, pathways, and compartmental anatomy), proper techniques and patient positioning, choice of equipment, pre- and post-procedural medications, and appropriate aftercare as well as possible procedure-related symptoms and their treatment are discussed.

Abbreviations

CT

Computed tomography

G

Gauge

MR

Magnetic resonance

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Radiology DepartmentAPHMMarseilleFrance

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