biopsy

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examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease

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For global thickening, a blind biopsy is performed.
Moschos said that there were no women for whom blind biopsy of the endometrium would still be an appropriate first step.
If the endometrium is uniformly thickened on the SIS exam, only then is a blind biopsy appropriate.
A blind biopsy can miss cancer even when multiple samples are taken.
Many patients with unexplained uterine bleeding may undergo routine blind biopsy and dilation and curettage when all they need is hormonal treatment, said Dr.