What the risks are
Please see the following list of tests or procedures to get more information on why each one is performed, how it is performed, the risks, and normal and abnormal results:
Abdominal wall fat pad biopsy Biopsy of the biliary tract Bladder biopsy Bone lesion biopsy Bone marrow biopsy Breast biopsy Carpal tunnel biopsy Chorionic villus biopsy Cold cone biopsy Colposcopy-directed biopsy Endometrial biopsy Gum biopsy Liver biopsy Lung needle biopsy Lymph node biopsy Mediastinoscopy with biopsy Muscle biopsy Myocardial biopsy Nasal mucosal biopsy Nerve biopsy Open lung biopsy Open pleural biopsy Oropharynx lesion biopsy Pleural needle biopsy Polyps biopsy Rectal biopsy Renal biopsy Salivary gland biopsy Skin lesion biopsy Skinny-needle biopsy Synovial biopsy Testicular biopsy Tongue biopsy Upper airway biopsy Ureteral retrograde brush biopsy cytology
Review Date: 11/01/2010
Reviewed By: Shabir Bhimji MD, PhD, Specializing in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.