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 disease like cirrhosis. If the imaging tests done earlier show an abnormality, it is investigated through a liver biopsy.

How does Liver Biopsy Treatment 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 Liver Biopsy Treatment done?

What are the benefits and risks of Liver Biopsy Treatment 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 Liver Biopsy 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 Liver Biopsy 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.
  • ...

How does Medanta provide care?

Get treated in our specialised institutes and departments

  • Have a question?

    Call us +91-124-4141414