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Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Khosrow jamshidi: Khosrow jamshidi is an iranian hematologist who invented the jamshidi needle.

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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience in Pediatrics
More info: A bone marrow aspirate is just drawing bone marrow into a syringe for evaluation. A biopsy actually removes a core of bone from the marrow cavity to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Needle inserted into the bone.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Trilineage hemotpoes: Means your are making red cells, white cells and platelets OK.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
There is a lot: Of variation from patient to patient. It is important to get the surface of the bone (periosteum) well numbed. There is a sensation from "tug" to "s ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Sampling of marrow: This is a removal of the liquid marrow within the bone. A needle is inserted through the skin and then into the bone. From this site, marrow is with ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Blood disorders: A bone marrow aspirate is used to diagnose diseases of the blood forming elements (platelets, red blood cells, white blood cells). It can be used to ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
You asked 2 q's: One is about plama cells and other one is about blast cells .in BM. I don't know about the symptomatology and how long u r symptomatic. But it appears ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Spinal tap removes part of the cerebrospinal fluid (the fluid that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord) usually by placing a needle into the spina ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Completelt different: Spinal tap is done by putting a needle to the lumbar( lower back area) spinal canal space- to obtain cerebro spinal fluid. Bone marrow aspiration is ... Read More
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