Procedures and treatments

Preparing a child for a procedure or treatment can be an anxious occasion. Great Ormond Street Hospital have produced a number of factsheets to help explain what will happen and what to expect.

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Search for information on procedures and treatments at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Biopsy

A biopsy is a small sample of tissue taken from the body so it can be examined under a microscope and tested chemically in the laboratories. Any area of the body can be biopsied.