Outcome of Patients Hospitalized for Complications after Outpatient Liver Biopsy

@article{Janes1993OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of Patients Hospitalized for Complications after Outpatient Liver Biopsy},
  author={Christine H. Janes and Keith D. Lindor},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={118},
  pages={96-98}
}
Percutaneous liver biopsy is a well-established diagnostic procedure. With the recent development of newer therapeutic modalities for liver diseases, including transplantation and -interferon for viral disease, the number of liver biopsies done for diagnosis and treatment follow-up will increase. Because of the high cost of hospitalization, outpatient liver biopsy is being recommended, provided it can be done safely [1]. The potential effect of doing liver biopsies on an outpatient basis could… 

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