CT guided bone biopsy
CT guided bone biopsy is a type of image guided biopsy.
It may be performed using the 'CT fluoroscopy' capabilities of modern CT scanners or with the traditional step-wise approach.
CT biopsies are usually performed using a co-axial needle technique to gain a stable position through which the biopsy may be performed. If the bony cortex is destroyed then typically a standard biopsy needle can be used. If the cortex remains intact 'bone biopsy needles', such as JamshidiR and BonotopyR are required, which have a more involved technique.