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History

53 yo male with history of liver transplant. RUQ pain after liver biopsy. Evaluate for bleed.

CT Images

Non-contrast and paired contrast enhanced images through the abdomen

Ultrasound Images

Immediate post-biopsy US image with doppler

Questions

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  1. The most common severe complication after a liver biopsy is:
    Hemorrhage
    Pain
    Collateral damage
    Death
    Infection
  2. True or False: Death can be expected in approximately 0.1% of patients having a liver biopsy.
  3. What is the most likely complication that has occurred in this patient?

 


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