Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Septoplasty is revision or repair of the septum between the two nostrils. Septoplasty procedure is done under a general anesthetic. A speculum is inserted into the nostril on which the surgeon works on. An incision is made in the tissue covering the septum. Depending on the location or deformity, either the cartilage near the tip […]

Bone Marrow Examination (Biopsy & Aspiration)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

During cases of a bone marrow exam, the bone marrow sample is evaluated to find out why blood cell levels are abnormal. A doctor may obtain 2 different kinds of bone marrow samples: a bone marrow core biopsy and a bone marrow aspirate. Both types of bone marrow samples are generally obtained from iliac crest […]

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