Transjugular liver biopsy

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Unexplained cirrhosis and ascites.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

Transjugular liver biopsy.

Case Discussion

Transjugular liver biopsy (TJLB) is an alternative to a percutaneous liver biopsy in patients with diffuse liver disease, coagulopathy, and ascites.

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