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With the increasing use of biopsies as a diagnostic and prognostic aid the appearance of a compact volume detailing the essentials in biopsy procedures is welcome. In general, the 13 authors have done well within the province of the book in pointing out the precautions, methods, complications, and indications for biopsy of various viscera. Pertinent anatomic drawings are included. Because the actual technics of biopsy are most difficult to describe, the authors are careful to point out that biopsy technics cannot be learned by reading but must be taught to the student by an experienced operator. However, in most of
Biopsy Procedures in Clinical Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:874. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-4-874_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(4):874.
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