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Cytopathology
Palpation Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Biopsy Technique

Author: Joe D. Jakowski, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 August 2013, last major update August 2013
Copyright: (c) 2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
PubMed Search: Fine-Needle Biopsy Technique

General
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Fine Needle Biopsy Techniques
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  1. Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (also known as traditional FNA, suction or aspiration biopsy):
  2. Capillary action Needle Biopsy (also known as the French, Zajdela, needle only or non aspiration technique):

Comparison of the Capillary (non aspiration technique) to traditional (suction) FNA
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Amount of specimen collected from an FNA
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