Computed tomography-guided needle biopsies in pediatric oncology

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dc.contributor.author Guimaraes, A. C.
dc.contributor.author Chapchap, P.
dc.contributor.author Camargo, B. de
dc.contributor.author Chojniak, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-24T12:33:56Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-24T12:33:56Z
dc.date.issued 2003-07-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3468(03)00194-5
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Philadelphia: W B Saunders Co, v. 38, n. 7, p. 1066-1068, 2003.
dc.identifier.issn 0022-3468
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/27310
dc.description.abstract Background. the use of computed tomography (CT)-guided biopsies facilitate the diagnosis and management in several medical settings. in this study, the authors analyzed how effective cutting and fine-needle biopsies are in pediatric oncology.Methods: Medical records of 75 patients were analyzed in retrospect allowing the study of 101 biopsy results. the results of these procedures were compared with clinical follow-up or surgical biopsy results and evaluated for how they affected the patient's treatment.Results: CT-guided biopsies altered the treatment in 57 of 75 patients. No major complication occurred. Cutting and fine-needle biopsies are comparable in obtaining adequate material, but cutting needle obtains a superior rate of specific diagnosis.Conclusions: CT-guided biopsies are safe procedures that can alter the management of pediatric oncology patients. Cutting and fine-needle biopsies each have one optimal specific use that must be considered to improve their accuracy. (C) 2003 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. en
dc.format.extent 1066-1068
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher W B Saunders Co
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Pediatric Surgery
dc.rights Acesso restrito
dc.subject computed tomography en
dc.subject needle biopsy en
dc.subject childhood cancer en
dc.title Computed tomography-guided needle biopsies in pediatric oncology en
dc.type Artigo
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.contributor.institution Hosp Canc AC Camargo São Paulo
dc.description.affiliation Hosp Canc AC Camargo São Paulo, Dept Pediat, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliation Hosp Canc AC Camargo São Paulo, Dept Radiol, Div Pediat Surg, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/S0022-34689(03)00194-5
dc.description.source Web of Science
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000184156800017



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