Fine needle aspiration biopsy of liver – an update

@article{Chhieng2004FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration biopsy of liver – an update},
  author={David C. Chhieng},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={5 - 5}
}
Because appropriate clinical management is guided by the nature of the mass, accurate diagnosis of discrete hepatic masses is very important. Possible treatments range from supportive care for advanced metastatic lesions to partial hepatectomy for primary carcinomas. Despite recent improvement, radiological imaging does not always allow precise characterization of the lesions. Serological markers (such as alpha fetoprotein) can be useful in narrowing the differential diagnosis when they are… CONTINUE READING

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