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Margot is scheduled to have another bone marrow aspirate today, following which a further assessment will be made.
Incidental carcinomas were carcinomas smaller than 1 cm in greatest dimension in which features of papillary carcinoma could not be identified on the preceding aspirate.
The bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) is then administered to patients at the time of surgery.
These include observing for cough and choking, auscultation of air insufflated through the tube, aspiration of fluid, visual inspection of the aspirates, testing of aspirates for pH or concentrations of bilirubin, pepsin or trypsin, observing for bubbling when the tip of the tube is held under water, testing the ability to speak, the use of magnetic detection, spring gauge pressure manometer, capnography, colorimetric capnometry or radiography.
These benefits, however, assume that an adequate well-fixed aspirate has been sent to a cytopathology laboratory experienced in examination of FNAB.
Depress the plunger to the first stop, immerse the tip into the liquid and aspirate by releasing the plunger.
To improve case detection and decrease diagnostic delay of drug-resistant TB among patients with suspected extrapulmonary TB, we initiated a program to aspirate lymph nodes and pleural fluid for culture and DST.
4,5,9,17,18) This finding can be explained by the more vertical position of the right bronchus and the fact that patients generally aspirate foreign bodies while they are in an upright position.
Five times daily, the following variables were measured: (a) length of tubing extending from the insertion site, (b) volume of aspirate from the feeding tube, (c) appearance of the aspirate, and (d) pH of the aspirate.
The cytologic material available in all 78 cases included aspirate smears stained by the rapid Diff-Quik (Dade Behring Incorporated, Newark, Del) and conventional Papanicolaou techniques.
The use of a large syringe barrel to aspirate fluids can increase aspiration speed, suction, and volume when compared to a smaller syringe barrel.