Liver Biopsy
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Liver Biopsy Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

Biopsies of the liver are usually done to evaluate:

  • Abnormal blood tests (eg, elevated liver enzymes, elevated copper, or iron in the blood)
  • An enlarged liver
  • The severity of liver diseases
  • The progress of therapy for liver diseases
  • A liver mass
  • The liver after a liver transplant
 
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