laparoscopic biopsy

laparoscopic biopsy

biopsy of the abdominal organs performed with instruments introduced through a laparoscope for the removal of tissue.
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Facilities were not available to perform transjugular hepatic biopsy so it was decided to undertake laparoscopic biopsy.
After 2 nondiagnostic CT guided biopsies, a laparoscopic biopsy of the retroperitoneal lymph nodes demonstrated, to our surprise, classical Nodular Sclerosis HL.
Laparoscopic biopsy may be hazardous in the adhesive type of peritoneal TB, and IGPB may be helpful.
A recent study (4) compared percutaneous biopsy with laparoscopic biopsy and demonstrated that cirrhosis was missed in almost 30% of cases by the percutaneous biopsy.
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