What is Endometrial Biopsy?

Category: Procedures


Endometrial biopsy is performed by taking a small sample from lining of the uterus for examination. The endometrium is examined to determine causes of abnormal bleeding, thickened uterine walls, or for endometrial cancer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Menorrhagia 3 1
Adenomyosis 1 0
Endometriosis 1 0
Menstrual spotting 1 0
Uterine tumor 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Endometrial Biopsy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Endometrial Biopsy.