An endometrial biopsy is a procedure to examine the endometrium, the inside lining of the uterus, for abnormalities or signs of cancer. The biopsy is performed by taking a sample of endometrial tissue and examining it under a microscope.

Reasons for Endometrial Biopsy

  • Heavy periods
  • Irregular or prolonged periods
  • Bleeding after menopause
  • Abnormal findings on a pelvic ultrasound