Indications and Techniques of Liver Biopsy

  • Maura O’Neil
  • Ivan Damjanov
  • Ryan M. Taylor
Part of the Pathology for Clinicians book series (PACLIN)


Generally speaking liver pathology may be studied in many pathologic samples, such as those obtained at autopsy, hepatectomy, partial liver resection, surgical and medical biopsy. The latter two modalities are of greatest significance for the clinicians and accordingly in this book we will mostly discuss the pathology of the liver as seen in liver biopsies.


Liver Biopsy Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Autoimmune Hepatitis Wilson Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maura O’Neil
    • 1
  • Ivan Damjanov
    • 1
  • Ryan M. Taylor
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Kansas School of MedicineUniversity of KansasKansas CityUSA
  2. 2.Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologyUniversity of Kansas School of MedicineKansas CityUSA

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