What is Trephine?

A trephine is a surgical instrument with a cylindrical blade. It can be of one of several dimensions and designs depending on what it is going to be used for. They may be specially designed for obtaining a cylindrically shaped core of bone that can be used for tests and bone studies.

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I am suffering from low blood plate count that varies from 0000 to 0000 maximum 0000 in sme certain case. My physician suggest it as ITP and bone...

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hi there, if your platelet counts are constantly low then you do need to get a bone marrow examination done and if the first aspirate was not...

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I am attaching the result of a bone marrow test taken for a 83 year old man. I would like to know what this report says, in general terms....

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Hi! this bone marrow report is not normal and indicates two possibilities:

1. chronic myeloid leukemia or myeloproliferative neoplasm; if periphery...

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