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

Chapter 15: A Ticklish Ultrasound & A Puzzling Liver

: October 18, 2017 : Hi you! You deserve a shout out. That’s right, before we dive into today’s topic, here’s a gargantuan thank you for your patience when I disappeared on an unexpected three-month hiatus! During those months of being extremely ill, stressed with accelerated summer courses, and—near the end of that hiatus—hospitalized, I … Continue reading Chapter 15: A Ticklish Ultrasound & A Puzzling Liver