Bone Marrow Biopsy

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This six-page handout helps people prepare for a bone marrow biopsy, which is a test where a small sample of bone marrow, the soft tissue inside your bones where blood cells are made, is taken for testing. It explains what a bone marrow biopsy is and why it is done. It contains guidelines to help the patient prepare, including questions the staff may ask them, and explains what will happen during the test. The document discusses what the patient can do after the test, and identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called.

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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Biopsy, Bone and bones, Bone marrow diseases
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2009
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