Abstract:CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Computed tomography (CT) guided biopsy is widely accepted as effective and safe for diagnosis in many settings. Accuracy depends on target organ and needle type. Cutting needles present advantages over fine needles. This study presents experience from CT guided biopsies performed at an oncology center. DESIGN AND SETTING: Retrospective study at Hospital do Câncer A. C. Camargo, São Paulo. METHODS: 1,300 consecutive CT guided biopsies performed between July 1994 and February 2000 were ana… Show more
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