Comparison of routinely used intestinal biopsy forceps in dogs: an ex vivo histopathological approach.

OBJECTIVES To compare the quality of duodenal and ileal samples obtained with different biopsy forceps. METHODS Fifteen dogs were included in a prospective ex vivo study. After euthanasia, the duodenum and the ileum were sampled with four different forceps and evaluated according to a standardised scoring system. The biopsy forceps evaluated had alligator… CONTINUE READING