Efficacy And Safety of EUS-Guided Liver Biopsy

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
23 Jan, 2019 ,

A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted in order to determine the diagnostic yield, specimen adequacy, and adverse events associated with EUS-guided Liver Biopsy. This study was conducted in 437 patients. The researchers concluded that EUS-guided LB appears to be both effective and safe as it showed a a histologic diagnosis rate of 93.9% and adverse event rate of 2.3%.