Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee.
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During an ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy a thin needle will be used to remove at least 3 tiny pieces of tissue from your kidney. The tissue will be sent to the lab where it will be checked under a microscope. Who will do the biopsy, complications, and how long you can expect to be at the hospital is listed. How to get ready, and what happens during and after the biopsy is covered. Follow up care, and symptoms requiring a visit to your family doctor or to the Emergency Department a…