Posts Tagged ‘Procedures’

Endometrial biopsy

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Biopsy, Endometrial)

Endometrial biopsy – Definition

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

The Endometrium

Breast surgical biopsy

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Biopsy, Breast Surgical; Breast Open Biopsy; Biopsy, Breast Open; Breast Needle Localization; Localization, Breast Needle)

Breast surgical biopsy – Definition

Breast surgical biopsy is when the doctor makes a cut in the breast to remove all or part of a mass. The mass is examined in a lab.

Breast Open Biopsy

Bone marrow biopsy

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Bone marrow biopsy – Definition

A bone marrow biopsy is the removal of a sample of bone marrow. The sample is sent for testing. The procedure is most often done on the pelvic bone, but it may also be done on the sternum.

Bone Marrow Biopsy