Cone biopsy; Biopsy – cone; Cervical conization
Definition of Cold knife cone biopsy
A cold knife cone biopsy (conization) is a procedure to get a sample of abnormal tissue from the cervix for further examination.
Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 2/21/2010