Biopsy best in pediatric liver transplant dysfunction
Ultrasound-guided liver biopsy is safe and informative, and should be performed in all children with liver dysfunction who have undergone liver transplantation, a new study suggests. "Our study is one of the few available that confirms the safety of biopsy in pediatric liver transplant patients," said researcher Dr. Kelvin Cortis, from the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies in Palermo, Italy.
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