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Are bone marrow biopsies done on both sides?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: They can be

Most of the time a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration is done on one side (unilateral).
For the staging of certain cancers a biopsy is done on both sides (bilateral).

In brief: They can be

Most of the time a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration is done on one side (unilateral).
For the staging of certain cancers a biopsy is done on both sides (bilateral).
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: May be yes may be no

Usually the biopsy performed on one side, but if they could aspirate enough material they go on other sit?

In brief: May be yes may be no

Usually the biopsy performed on one side, but if they could aspirate enough material they go on other sit?
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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