To study the effectiveness of core needle biopsy in diagnosing bone lesions in patients attending tertiary care centre, Telangana State, South India
Dr. Konatham Anitha, Dr. Akhila Puskuru and Dr. Manoj Patruni
Preoperative histopathological diagnosis is corner stone, which are most definitive methods of preoperative diagnosis. So the aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of core needle biopsy in establishing the diagnosis.
Methodology: Hospital based Prospective study which was conducted in department of pathology, RVM Institute of medical Sciences and Research Centre, Siddipet district, Telangana state. A total of 33 cases were studied from March 2019 to December 2019.
Results: In the present study the female participants are more than the males with an observed gender ratio (M: F) 0.8:1.2.The diagnostic results from the samples of core needle biopsy are classified into 4 types and 2 samples (6%) were not adequate to diagnose. The major type of tumors are Primary Malignant type of tumors that is 49%, followed by metastatic type 24%,benign type are 18% and Chronic osteomyelitis was 1 case (3%).
Conclusion: The diagnostic accuracy, sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values was 100% which was presented in table 6, were determined on the basis of 31cases, our core needle biopsy diagnosis was matching with definitive diagnosis after surgery.