Stereotactic brain biopsies: Specimen preparation and evaluation

Peter C. Burger, James S. Nelson

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Stereotactically directed needle biopsy of central nervous system lesions is a widely used diagnostic procedure with low morbidity and mortality. Diagnostic tissue is obtained in most instances. As a part of the College of American Pathologists Practical Topics in Neuropathology series, the following report summarizes the pathologist's role in the procurement, preparation, and interpretation of these important specimens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)477-480
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jun 2 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Laboratory Technology


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