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Liver Biopsy Information

What is A Liver Biopsy?

Why Have a Liver Biopsy?

Pain Experienced During Percutaneous Liver Biopsy

 

Biopsy Charts

Modified Staging: architectural changes, fibrosis and cirrhosis

(Staging Chart)

Knodell Histological Activity Index

(Grading Chart)

Modified Hepatic Activity Index

(Modified Grading Chart)

Histology Activity Index (HAI – Knodell Score)

(Scoring Chart)

More Information

Guidelines on the use of liver biopsy in clinical practice

Liver biopsy in chronic hepatitis – why do it?
Writen by an International Conference Reporter from the
11th World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG)

The Normal Adult Human Liver Biopsy: A Quantitative Reference Standard

Cost-Effectiveness of Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy

Variations in Liver Biopsy

Hepatic Granulomas

The pathology of Hepatitis C as a function of mode of transmission: blood transfusion vs. intravenous drug use

Clinical Sequelae of Hepatitis C Acquired From Injection Drug Use

Liver pathology in fatal drug addiction

Diagnostic necessity of liver biopsy in drug abusers with normal liver function tests

Hepatic puncture biopsy in ambulatory care. Advantages and disadvantages

Percutaneous hepatic puncture biopsy in ambulatory care