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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Certainly health care providers, especially in low resource areas, can begin the evaluation with a blind biopsy.
Blind biopsy of the pleura adds little to cytological investigation in terms of diagnosing pleural malignancies.
Traditionally found only by blind biopsy, a procedure that dates from the 1980s, prostate cancer now appears detectable by direct sampling of tumor spots found using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in combination with real-time ultrasound, according to the UCLA study
Sarcoidosis in otolaryngology: Report of eleven cases: Evaluation of blind biopsy as a diagnostic aid.
Focal changes such as asymmetric thickened endometrium and polyps are then removed hysteroscopically For global thickening, a blind biopsy is performed.