Bone Marrow Biopsy: Can You Do It?

General Information:
Schedule: Saturday, 15h30 & 17h30
Lecturers:

  • Ricardo Pinto, MD
  • Elsa Fonseca, MD PhD

Special requirement: Lab coat

Workshop’s Description:
The bone marrow is one of the most efficient tissues in the human body and any disturbance in hematopoiesis can lead to bone marrow failure and serious diseases such as leukemia or multiple myeloma. A bone marrow biopsy is performed to diagnose such diseases and it’s essential in an Haematologist practice. In this workshop, you will have the chance to perform this procedure on your own in appropriate models with the guidance of expert physicians.