This category contains information for patients, their families and caregivers, explaining the various tests and procedures that are performed to determine the health of the liver.
eMedicine Health: Liver Biopsy
Explains what it is, the different methods, purposes, and possible side effects. Includes preparation, follow-up, and links to additional information.
Provides overview, indications and contraindications, anesthesia, technique, and complications.
A discussion about this procedure, its preparation, and recovery.
MedlinePlus: Abdominal Tap
Illustrated article describes how this procedure is performed, how it feels, why it is done, and what the results may indicate.
Discusses what this procedure is, why and how it is performed, risks, and results. Includes tests commonly performed on fluid removed from the abdominal cavity.
Last update:October 17, 2016 at 2:59:01 UTC