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Liver Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [French] Permalink Public

A pre/post pamphlet including a brief description of medical imaging procedure, who will be performing procedure, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure, will it hurt?, how long it will take, risks or complications, what happens afterwards, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems.A liver biopsy is a way of taking a small piece of tissue from your liver using a special needle. A liver biopsy is done to check for any abnormalities seen on other tests you might have had (such as an ultrasound, x-ray, CT scan, or blood tests). It is also done to find the cause of jaundice, or to check for cirrhosis, hepatitis or liver cancer. (French) Colour

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Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Digestive System
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Diagnostic Tests and Medical Equipment
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Liver Diseases
  • Needle,
  • Biopsy,
  • Sample,
  • Liver,
  • Testing,
  • Tissue,
  • Interventional,
  • LML,
  • Radiologist,
  • Check
  • All
  • Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
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July 31, 2022
Reproduction Rights:
The image for this document has been drawn by Lorie Marchinkow, Supervisor IR and General Radiology ARH.
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