Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy

P J Williamson, A G Smith

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Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy have a central place in the diagnosis of haematological disorders. Marrow procedures have a reputation for being unpleasant and painful but when performed carefully, with appropriate use of local anaesthetic and intravenous sedation, they should hold no fears for the patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-30
Number of pages3
JournalThe British Journal of Hospital Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1991


  • Biopsy/methods
  • Bone Marrow/pathology
  • Bone Marrow Examination
  • Humans
  • Punctures/methods


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