Liver Biopsy

What is a Liver Biopsy?

Liver biopsy is a clinical procedure performed to diagnose the presence of abnormal cells in the liver. Any abnormality in the liver cells can be malignant or indicate a liver d...

How does it help?

The procedure helps in investigating the exact condition of the liver. It also helps in identifying the cause of certain conditions such as abnormal liver tests, yellow pigmenta...

How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of this procedure?

This revolutionary procedure can easily diagnose liver diseases while saving you from the risks and discomforts of invasive procedures but it also has a few risks that a patient should know.

The advantages of this procedure are:

  • It is less time-consuming.
  • It is helpful in differentiating between cancerous and non-cancerous cells.
  • Diagnoses a number of liver problems.

The risks involved in this procedure are:

  • Bleeding and mild discomfort.
  • Pneumothorax or a punctured lung.
  • Accidental injury to the nearby parts such as intestines, gallbladder, or kidney.
  • Temporary voice problems.
  • Infection.

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