A myocardial biopsy can also be referred to as a heart biopsy or a cardiac biopsy. This is an invasive procedure to detect heart disease that involves using a bioptome (a small catheter with a grasping device on the end) to obtain a small piece of heart muscle tissue that is sent to a laboratory for analysis. Read more: Myocardial Biopsy Article
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