Lymph Node Aspiration Biopsy in Patients with Prostatic Cancer

  • J. Zornoza


Fine needle aspiration biopsy has been practised for many years and has been used to assess both neoplastic and inflammatory disease processes in a number of organs (e.g. breast, lymph nodes, thyroid, salivary glands and lungs). During the 1960s several Swedish authors presented reports that substantiated the diagnostic possibilities of this method.


Aspiration Biopsy Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Urologic Cancer Percutaneous Needle Aspiration 
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