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Transjugular adjusted liver biopsy

Yury Khoronko; Mihail Cherkasov; Sabine Awerkiew; Vitaliy Groshilin; Andrey Kivva; Evgeniy Kosovtsev; Igor Chumburidze; Viktor Shamik;

Twenty two patients with contraindications to percutaneous liver biopsy were underwent transjugular liver biopsy, because of requirement for histological assessment was continued. Transjugular approach and endovascular passing through hepatic veins allow achieving the zone of surgical interest and perform liver biopsy able to provide specimens of good quality with possibility of histological examination.


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Keywords: liver biopsy, transjugular approach

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