Eventually, many of us will experience the joys (maybe not!) of a bone marrow biopsy, where an aspirate (sample) is removed from the top of the hip bone or less often the breastbone. There has been some lively discussion recently on the CLLSLL yahoo group about the procedure. In short, some found it a non event and others have no wish to repeat it any time soon! It all seems to depend on how experienced the person doing the procedure is, whether or not you are sedated and the equipment used.
I was lightly sedated when I had this procedure, so I have no recollection of it, but for a few weeks afterwards, I would have appreciated my local council spending more on keeping the road surfaces in better condition!
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What has been your experience?