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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Biopsy

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

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