Biopsy - rectum
What the risks are
There is some risk of bleeding and tearing. Occasionally, patients may develop difficulty with urination after the procedure.
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 byDavid Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.