Ultrasound guided percutaneous liver biopsy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0041
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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.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Diseases - diagnosis
Biopsy, Needle
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases--Diagnosis
Liver--Biopsy
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Pamphlet Number
0041
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