A Comparison of Needle Types and Biopsy Techniques Used in Liver Biopsies of Chronic Hepatitis B Patients


Karavaş E. , Karakeçili F. , Balcı M. G.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.25, no.1, pp.1-5, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2018.0030
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5

Abstract

Objectives: To investigate the effect of the biopsy technique used in percutaneous liver biopsies applied with semi-automatic 16 gauge (G) and 18G Tru-cut and Menghini aspiration needles in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) on pathological evaluation.