Liver biopsy is the removal of a small sample of tissue from the liver. It is a medical test that is done to aid diagnosis of liver disease, to assess the severity of known liver disease, and to monitor the progress of treatment. The procedure involves either local anaesthesia or short sedation and using a special needle/ Gun a small portion of liver tissue can be obtained. Usually patients are discharged home after six hours after procedure.
Child has to be fasted for at least 6 hours. Need to book prior appointment.