A stomach biopsy can only be done during an endoscopy?

Easiest way. Upper endoscopy is most likely the easiest way to obtain a biopsy. However, going to surgery would be another way to obtain a biopsy of the stomach and possibly ct guided needle biopsy if the mass is visible on ct scan.

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If they have to do a stomach biopsy, would they do a full upper endoscopy anyway?

Gastroscopy(EGD) Hi, in clinical practice the GI physician usually performs a pan upper GI endoscopy(egd- esophago-gastric dudonescopy) with visualization of the esophagus the stomach and the duodenum upto the second portion of the duodenum, even if the clinical indication for the gastroscopy (egd) is only for a stomach biopsy. Hope this helps. Read more...