(256) 261 – 2826
1105 Eagletree Lane SE, Hunstville AL 35801
(256) 261 – 2826
1105 Eagletree Lane SE, Hunstville AL 35801

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We answer common questions about Liver Biopsy
What is it?
Liver Biopsy
What is it?

A liver biopsy is done using a long needle inserted between two of the right lower ribs to remove a sample of liver tissue.

The tissue sample is sent to a laboratory and looked at under a microscope to see if there are any liver problems.

5-10 mins
Procedure duration
Mild pain
During procedure
2-4 hours
You must lay on right side
and rest after the procedure
We provide it at
Crestwood Medical Center - Special Procedures
1 Hospital Drive Southwest, Huntsville 35801
Go in through back entrance to registration
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