A muscle biopsy is an invasive and costly procedure. Requiring a muscle biopsy for you/your child to determine determine if a mitochondrial or other metabolic muscle disease is a cause for you/your child's problems
can be a hectic, frustrating, and stressful time often without a sense of control. We wish to change that.
We believe that information empowers patients and it is our hope that our Muscle Biopsy document that you can download below will encourage you to ask questions so you can determine if a biopsy or the approach to a biopsy is appropriate to your situation, the significance of a biopsy, its utility to your unique situation, and what to be mindful of during the process.