Ultrasound-guided visceral biopsies:: Renal and hepatic

Nirvikar Dahiya, William D. Middleton, Christine O. Menias

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Visceral organ biopsies are being routinely performed these days with excellent diagnostic results. Ultrasound is a safe and reliable imaging modality to provide guidance for the vast majority of biopsies. This article discusses the various factors associated with performing ultrasound-guided liver and renal biopsies. The authors have provided several related videos at www.ultrasound.theclinics.com/.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-375
Number of pages13
JournalUltrasound Clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2012


  • Biopsy
  • Hepatic
  • Perivascular
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Renal
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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