Kidney biopsy

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(Biopsy, Kidney; Renal Biopsy; Biopsy, Renal)

Kidney biopsy – Definition

A kidney biopsy is the removal of a small piece of kidney tissue or cells. A pathologist (a doctor who specializes in tissue diagnosis) uses a microscope to look at the tissue for abnormalities.

Kidneys

Fine needle biopsy

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Fine needle biopsy – Definition

A biopsy is used to remove a tissue sample. The sample is examined for abnormal cells, disease, or infection. In a fine needle biopsy (FNB), fluid and cells are removed using a thin, hollow needle.

Needle Biopsy

Endometrial biopsy

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Endometrial biopsy – Definition

This is a procedure to remove a tissue sample from the lining of the uterus (womb).

The Endometrium