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Liver Biopsy

A liver biopsy is done to examine the tissue of the liver for a new disease or changes in a known disease. If your child is known to have liver disease, a biopsy may help to see how he or she is responding to the medical treatment.

The nurse, doctor and/or Child Life staff will explain the test to you and your child.

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Preparing Your Child for the Liver Biopsy

Liver Biopsy Procedure

After the Liver Biopsy

Getting the Results


Last Updated: 12/2013