Transjugular liver biopsy in the 1990s: a 2-year audit.

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BACKGROUND In view of the changing nature of transjugular liver biopsy, we performed an audit of the safety, adequacy and clinical impact of such biopsies in our centre over a 2-year period from 1995 to 1997. METHODS One hundred and fifty-seven transjugular biopsies were carried out in 145 patients, with prothrombin time >5 s over control and/or platelet… (More)

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@article{Papatheodoridis1999TransjugularLB, title={Transjugular liver biopsy in the 1990s: a 2-year audit.}, author={George V. Papatheodoridis and D. Patch and Andrew Watkinson and James Tibballs and A. K. Burroughs}, journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={1999}, volume={13 5}, pages={603-8} }