back to homepage

Tag "Biopsy"

Biopsy Muscle

Biopsy Muscle is an aid in the diagnosis of muscle-wasting diseases such as muscular dystrophy. Under local anaesthetic a small cut is made in the skin to give access to

Read More

Biopsy Liver

Biopsy Liver is a sample of liver tissue, taken to assist in the diagnosis of infection, cirrhosis, tumours and other liver disorders. Liver biopsy is usually performed in hospital, often

Read More

Biopsy Kidney

Microscopic examination of a BIOPSY of kidney (renal) tissue can provide valuable information about disorders of kidney function such as glomer-ulonephritis and acute kidney failure. Specimens may be obtained by

Read More

Breast Biopsy

Breast Biopsy is a fine needle BIOPSY can be taken from a lump in the breast to determine its nature and indicate whether it is benign or malignant The procedure

Read More

Bone Marrow Biopsy

Bone Marrow Biopsy is a sample of bone marrow, usually taken from the breast bone or the pelvic bone. Examination of the marrow under a microscope can give valuable diagnostic

Read More


Biopsy is the removal of a small piece of tissue for laboratory examination. A variety of techniques are used to obtain tissue samples, depending on their site. Incisional Biopsy Samples

Read More