A 36-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration?
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Dr. Timothy Trainor answered
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Gets tissue sample: This technique uses a non invasive ultrasound machine to see where the needle is traveling in the body in order to obtain a sample of tissue. Aspiration usually refers to obtaining fluid from a joint or a mass (cyst) in the body.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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