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Musculoskeletal Bone Biopsy: An Interactive Session (How-to Workshop).


2:00 Pm- 3:30 PM


Daniel Edward Wessell, MD, PhD, Travis J. Hillen, MD, Jeffrey James Peterson, MD, and Robert R. Lopez-Ben, MD

Code: RC151


Attendees will learn how to determine when a bone lesion should be biopsied, when should it be left alone (don’t touch lesions) and when additional information/imaging is required. The session includes planning a , which includes determining the safest and most appropriate method of image guidance, biopsy path and biopsy needle. Attendees will learn how to execute a bone biopsy in a manner that maximizes the likely hood of obtaining a diagnostic specimen while minimizing the risk of complication.


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