Definition of "Endometrial biopsy"

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Endometrial biopsy is a procedure that involves taking a tissue sampling of the endometrium (lining of the uterus). The tissue subsequently undergoes a histologic evaluation, which aids the Dr in forming a Dx.

  • Pipelle is a flexible plastic tube with a side opening at the top
  • A smaller tube, the internal piston, inside the pipelle is withdrawn to create suction
  • The pipelle is rotated and movedoutwards from the fundus to the internal os to collect small pieces of endometrial tissue

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