Transjugular liver biopsy : Valley Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1923
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During a transjugular liver biopsy a small piece of tissue from your liver will be removed. 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 are outlined. A list of medications and how long to …
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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
2018
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
Abstract
During a transjugular liver biopsy a small piece of tissue from your liver will be removed. 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 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
1923
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