Getting the Most Out of Liver Biopsy.

  title={Getting the Most Out of Liver Biopsy.},
  author={J. Lidbury},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  volume={47 3},
  • J. Lidbury
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice
Histopathologic evaluation of liver biopsy specimens yields information that is not otherwise obtainable and is frequently essential for diagnosing hepatic disease. Percutaneous needle biopsy, laparoscopic biopsy, and surgical biopsy each have their own set of advantages and disadvantages. Care should be taken to ensure an adequate amount of tissue is collected for meaningful histologic evaluation. Because sampling error is a limitation of hepatic biopsy, multiple liver lobes should be biopsied… Expand
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