Heart biopsy, also called myocardial biopsy or cardiac biopsy, is an invasive procedure to detect heart disease. It entails 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
Why it’s done?
Your doctor uses a heart biopsy to:
A heart biopsy can correctly pinpoint a specific diagnosis in 10%-20% of cases.