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How routine is a biopsy during egd?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Very routine

There is only so much information you can get about the stomach by looking at the lining, so getting a tissue sample through a biopsy is very useful in diagnosing a wide variety of diseases.
It is very common.

In brief: Very routine

There is only so much information you can get about the stomach by looking at the lining, so getting a tissue sample through a biopsy is very useful in diagnosing a wide variety of diseases.
It is very common.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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