View Full Version : Thin Needle Aspiration/Biopsy

09-27-2007, 12:38 PM
Using a syringe and 22 guage needle does not "suck" up flesh like skin or muscle (especially skin). My point is this is just for pus and blood.

If I wanted a section of skin, what would use? Was thinking about a another piece of aspiration equipment, would this be suitable?

09-29-2007, 09:45 PM
Just to bump this, would scalpel be more suitable? I seem to have seen an aspiration take place on skin, in a doctumentary.

10-02-2007, 09:16 PM
Sorry- but I don't understand the question.... What are you trying to biopsy? Skin or underlying tissue (thyroid/muscle/lipoma/lymph node)? Biopsy- incisional or excisional?

10-11-2007, 01:50 PM
If u need to take more tissue, you could use a core needle biopsy needle.

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