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Outpatient procedure where after anesthetizing the skin, a special needle into the bone is introduced (usually the hip) and a small piece of bone and a liquid substance, in order to diagnose problems of the bone marrow or perform extracted follow.

How is the procedure performed?

  • It explains the procedure.
  • Read and sign the informed consent.
  • He lies down on the couch.
  • It is placed sideways or upside down.
  • Skin disinfection is carried out.
  • All elements used are disposable and single use.
  • The doctor will explain each step of the procedure.
  • The doctor injects a local anesthetic.
  • The doctor removes samples.
  • Dressing is left puncture site.
  • Ice should be applied.
  • samples are sent for analysis.
  • Patient must claim the average results in 10 days.

Risks of the Procedure

  • Bruising and / or bleeding at the puncture site.
  • Infection at the puncture site or bone.
  • Nerve injury.
  • Drilling organ or vessel.
  • Severe pain at the puncture site.
  • Allergic reaction to anesthesia.


  • Notified in advance if you are anticoagulated, it is operated hip or are allergic to anesthesia ..
  • You can continue with your daily activities after the procedure.
  • Apply ice for 2 hours to complete the procedure.
  • Remove the next day the dressing covering the hole.
  • Keep an eye on the puncture site and let us know if you see: Output pus, swelling, redness, fever.