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CARE AND PREPARATION
FOR PROCEDURES
liver biopsy
 
  • Bring complete medical history and previous studies related to the liver biopsy.

  • Bring blood count results and coagulation tests less than 15 days after being performed.

  • Fasting for 6 hours, in case the procedure is in the afternoon hours you can ingest aromatic or panela water with cookies 6 hours before the procedure.

  • You can take the medicines you take for your underlying diseases, except anticoagulant medicines (warfarin, Rivaroxaban, Enoxaparins, Apixaban, among others). These medicines must have the approval of your treating doctor to suspend them and present the clinical history in which the specialist provides recommendations for the suspension of the drug and reinitiation of these.

  • If you are being treated with thromboprophylactic medications such as: ASA, low molecular weight heparin, you should ask your treating physician when to stop and restart the medication.

  • You must attend in comfortable, easy-to-remove clothing.

  • You must attend with a mask, if you or your companion have respiratory symptoms please do not come to the appointment.

  • Arrive 20 minutes before the appointment.

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