Endometrial Biopsy

An endometrial biopsy is the abstraction of a tiny piece of tissue from the endometrium, a thin layer of the uterus. By doing this procedure, the extracted tissue sample can help to identify the cell variations due to the abnormal tissues or transformations in hormone levels and abets doctors to diagnose certain medical conditions. A biopsy can also examine for uterine diseases such as endometritis. An endometrial biopsy can be done in the doctor’s clinic with no anaesthesia dispensation. Normally, the course of action takes about 10 minutes to get done.

An endometrial biopsy carry out on the usual embryo transfer day (instead of an actual embryo transfer), when the period of imbedding is expected to happen. The biopsy is a uncomplicated, outpatient process with insignificant discomfort.

Extracted sample tissue is put in solution and sent to a pathologist for laboratory analysis. It will take few days to get the lab result of the test. This procedure may lead to slight spotting or bleeding for few days and considered normal.