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Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Liver Biopsy - Valley Regional Hospital

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Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee

An ultrasound guided percutaneous liver biopsy is done to remove at least 3 tiny pieces of tissue from your kidney using a thin needle to be looked at under a microscope. This pamphlet looks at what to expect, how to get ready for a liver biopsy, and follow-up care.

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