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Liver biopsy is a procedure used to remove a small piece of liver tissue for examination for signs of disease or damage to the liver. Preparation for liver biopsy includes discontinuing certain medications. The techniques used to perform liver biopsy include percutaneous liver biopsy, transvenous liver biopsy, and laparoscopic liver biopsy. Recovery from liver biopsy are generally one to two days. Certain risks are associated with liver biopsy.

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Terms related to Liver Biopsy:

  • Biopsy, Liver
  • Laparoscopic Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
  • Transvenous Liver Biopsy