Outpatient liver biopsy: a prospective evaluation of 500 cases

Beddy, P.; Lyburn, I. L.; Geoghegan, T.; Buckley, O.; Buckley, A. R.; Torreggiani, W. C.
February 2007
Gut;Feb2007, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p307
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which examines the effectiveness and safety of outpatient liver biopsy. Results suggest that outpatient percutaneous liver biopsy may be performed within a two-hour total time period. Major complications after the procedure are rare and manifest early. The authors conclude that short stay liver biopsy is a safe and feasible technique.


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