There are several ways to collect the sample in endometrial biopsy including:
- Using a soft device to suction a small sample of the lining from the uterus.
- Using an electric suction device (Vabra aspiration)
- Using a spray of liquid (jet irrigation) to wash off some of the tissue that lines the uterus.
Endometrial biopsy is taken place in order to:
- Find the cause of heavy, prolonged, and irregular uterine bleeding
- Check for cancer of the uterus
- See a normal menstrual cycle change is occurred in the lining of the uterus.
- Check for uterine infections such as endometritis.
- Evaluate fertility.
- Test your bodies’ response to hormone therapy.
You cannot get an endometrial biopsy during pregnancy, and it is not recommended for those with the following conditions:
- A blood-clotting disorder
- Acute pelvic inflammatory disease
- Acute cervical or vaginal infection
- Cervical cancer
- Cervical stenosis