Fred and Suzanne Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center Resources

For Parents and Caregivers

This resource will help you understand a percutaneous liver biopsy procedure in which a doctor uses a needle to extract small tissue samples that can be sent to a laboratory for analysis.


Websites

ALF is a national, nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing liver diseases through research, education and support groups.

ChiLDRN Supports the discovery of new diagnostics, etiologic and treatment options for children with liver disease, and those who undergo liver transplantation.

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) provides advocacy, education and other services to improve the lives of all people affected by rare diseases.