bone marrow aspiration & biopsy

bone marrow aspiration & biopsy

Hematology A diagnostic procedure in which tissue is obtained from BM Indications Chronic anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, aplastic anemia, leukemias and lymphomas, polycythemia vera, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloma; BMA&B may be performed on an ambulatory basis by a hematologist or oncologist and used to follow efficacy of therapy