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Liver Biopsy (cont.)

Liver Biopsy Follow-Up

Typically, patients should return to their physicians one week after biopsy to discuss post-biopsy symptoms, if any, and to review the results of the liver biopsy.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/20/2015
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