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How much tissue is actually removed in an endometrial biopsy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not much but enough

Very little tissue is removed during an endometrial biopsy but multiple studies show that the amount is adequate to make an accurate diagnosis.
The main purpose is to rule out cancer or premalignant lesions called endometrial hyperplasia.

In brief: Not much but enough

Very little tissue is removed during an endometrial biopsy but multiple studies show that the amount is adequate to make an accurate diagnosis.
The main purpose is to rule out cancer or premalignant lesions called endometrial hyperplasia.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Endometrial biopsy

Very little . A strip of tissue that is the thickness of a normal pencil lead and about 1 inch long.

In brief: Endometrial biopsy

Very little . A strip of tissue that is the thickness of a normal pencil lead and about 1 inch long.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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