Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 14th, 2005
Researchers in the United States conducted a study "to describe our experience with ultrasound (US)-guided percutaneous liver biopsies using the INRAD 18G Express core needle biopsy system. One hundred and fifty-four consecutive percutaneous core liver biopsy procedures were performed in 153 men in a single institution over 37 months. The medical charts, pathology reports, and radiology files were retrospectively reviewed."
"The number of needle passes, type of guidance, change in hematocrit level, and adequacy of specimens for histologic analysis were...
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