Kidney biopsy; Biopsy – kidney
Definition of Renal biopsy
A renal biopsy is the removal of a small piece of kidney tissue for laboratory examination.
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Scott Miller, MD, Urologist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/21/2009