Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee.
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An ultrasound guided percutaneous liver biopsy is used to diagnose abnormal liver tissue. How to get ready for a liver biopsy, and what happens during and after the biopsy is covered. Risks, follow up care, and symptoms requiring a visit to your family doctor or to the Emergency Department are outlined. A list of medications and how long to stop taking them both before and after the biopsy is provided.