Part 4: The Purpose of Liver Biopsies & What They Can Tell You

Welcome back to the fourth and final installment about my liver biopsy experience! If you missed Part 1 (all about the actual procedure), Part 2 (preparation and recovery), or Part 3 (everything about pain management) definitely check them out! Here’s the table of contents so you can go straight to the parts you’re most interested … Continue reading Part 4: The Purpose of Liver Biopsies & What They Can Tell You

What to Expect for a Liver Biopsy Part 1: The Procedure Itself

On February 6th, 2020 I had a liver biopsy at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. I have an unofficial diagnosis of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), which is a non-alcohol-related, autoimmune, progressive liver disease. We hoped a liver biopsy would help give us some answers. I was EXTREMELY nervous for my liver biopsy, but I couldn’t find … Continue reading What to Expect for a Liver Biopsy Part 1: The Procedure Itself