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What is the name of the instrument used to take a biopsy of

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What is the name of the instrument used to take a biopsy of the stomach in an endoscopy procedure - not the endoscope the other instrument that goes in after the endoscope,
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Cher replied 5 years ago.
Hello, and welcome to Just Answer.

The name of that instrument is called 'biopsy forceps'.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

What do the Biopsy forceps look like and do it go in after the endoscope is in place?

Expert:  Cher replied 5 years ago.
Hello again,

Yes, it goes in after the endoscope is in place. The biopsy forceps is passed down through a channel in the endoscope. This is a picture of one type:
http://www.cookmedical.com/esc/dataSheet.do?id=5837

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