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A Novel Technique in Collecting Biopsy in Arthroscopy

Sivaraman Balasubramanian, Dinesh Loganathan, Venkataraman Manian, Rahul Vijay Gusain, Bobby Mathiyarasu

Keywords : Arthroscopy, Biopsy, Echnique, Shaver

Citation Information : Balasubramanian S, Loganathan D, Manian V, Gusain RV, Mathiyarasu B. A Novel Technique in Collecting Biopsy in Arthroscopy. 2022; 4 (1):47-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10079-1082

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-01-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Aim and objective: A novel technique in collecting biopsy in arthroscopy. Background: Various methods are described by authors to collect intra-articular biopsies, in recent times arthroscopy is considered the gold standard for the same. Our novel technique helps us to collect a sufficient amount of soft tissue which elevates the concern of inadequate soft tissue collection especially when small joints are considered. Technique: Gauze barrier technique. Conclusion: This novel technique allows us to collect a sufficient amount of intra-articular soft tissues especially when small joints are considered which results in easy collection of tissue and saves time and effort for the surgeons. Clinical significance: Minimum ports, less operative time, easy maneuverability, and comparatively easy way to collect sufficient tissue.

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