Hepatoma Liver Biopsy
A biopsy of the liver is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of liver cancer. This involves taking a sample of liver tissue and looking at it under a microscope.
A liver biopsy may be performed with a long needle that goes through the skin and captures a small piece of the liver. A laparoscopic liver biopsy is performed from within the abdominal cavity, after the laparoscope is inserted through the skin and into the abdomen.
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