Transabdominal bone biopsy during staging laparotomy for Hodgkin's disease.
A bone marrow biopsy is one of the recommended components of the exploratory laparotomy performed for the staging of Hodgkin's disease. A simple method is described for obtaining a full thickness biopsy of the ilium via the laparotomy incision using the Cloward drill.
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Nicholas, G. G., & Shochat, S. J. (1978). Transabdominal bone biopsy during staging laparotomy for Hodgkin's disease. American journal of surgery, 135(2), 260–261. https://doi.org/10.1016/0002-9610(78)90113-7
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery