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Karen Villar Zarra

The Power List 2020 – Big Breakthroughs


“In the next five years, I see an ultrasound machine becoming part of every pathology department so that pathologists can be more active in the tissue-obtaining process,” says Karen, a pathologist at Hospital Universitario del Henares in Madrid. Described by nominators as a leader in interventional pathology in Europe, she is an expert in ultrasound-guided procedures that ensure optimal tissue sampling for faster and more confident diagnosis. During the COVID-19 crisis, Karen developed a protocol for tissue sampling with ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy to minimize the likelihood of infection for those performing procedures.


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