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Biopsy Rectal

A rectal biopsy involves removal of a small tissue sample from the rectum for
laboratory analysis.

  • Procedure normally does not require general anesthesia or sedatives
  • Procedure involves use of a lighted scope that is inserted into the anus
  • Removal of tissue from the rectum is typically painless
  • Electrocauterization (heat) may be used to stop any bleeding caused by the procedure