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2020 Apr-Jun

J Craniovertebr Junction Spine



Diagnostic yield and technical aspects of fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous transpedicular biopsy of the spine: A single-center retrospective analysis of outcomes and review of the literature.


The technique of a percutaneous transpedicular biopsy of spinal lesions has been shown to be a useful alternative to paraspinal biopsy for vertebral body lesions in the thoracic and lumbosacral spine. Percutaneous vertebral biopsy is less invasive, cost-effective, and is suitable for patients with intractable back pain and vertebral body lesions that are detected with noninvasive imaging modalities.