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How is a liver biopsy used? PDF Print E-mail

In some cases the doctor can find the cause of your liver disease from the results of your blood tests. A liver biopsy confirms the cause and finds the amount of damage to the liver. If you have had a liver transplant, the doctor can use a liver biopsy to find the cause of abnormal liver tests and to see if the liver is being rejected. If you have a liver tumor, the doctor can learn more about the tumor by taking a liver biopsy.