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Endometrial Biopsy

It is a procedure which involves taking the tissue sample of the uterus lining for diagnosis. The tissues taken will undergo a histologic evaluation. Endometrial biopsy in a non-pregnant woman is done in following conditions:

  • Who have abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Having chronic anovulation
  • Suspected uterine cancer
  • During female infertility diagnosis and treatment

There are number of biopsy instruments used by the professionals. Some of the commonly used instruments are- Novak curette, Pipelle and Tru test.

The procedure is considered to be safe and fewer risks are involved. There can be pelvic pain or cramps for a shorter period. It is natural that the patient may experience bleeding after the procedure is complete. Infection and uterine perforation can be there in certain rare cases.