Serial Stereotaxic Biopsies

  • A. Waltregny
  • V. Petrov
  • J. Brotchi
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 21)


The accuracy of approach to various brain structures by the stereotaxic method has induced some authors to do biopsy samplings (Housepian and Pool 1960–1962, Jinnai et al. 1961, Heath et al. 1961, Kalyanaraman and Gillingham 1964). Most of the techniques involve samplings by suction through a trocar (Housepian and Pool 1960–1962, Kalyanaraman and Gillingham 1964). A Silverman needle is more rarely used (Heath et al. 1961).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Waltregny
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. Petrov
    • 1
  • J. Brotchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical Clinic and Neuroanatomy LaboratoryUniversity of LiègeBelgium
  2. 2.Clinique NeurochirurgicaleHopital de BavièreLiègeBelgium

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