The Gift of Liver

That title sounds like I’m going to talk about organ donation. I’m not in the literal sense. I am in another sense and it is one that helps many people. Last month, while I was enjoying my Christmas feast and unwrapping presents, we had a patient experience liver failure. Eventually he/she had to have the…… Continue reading The Gift of Liver

What Happens to a Biopsy

It occurs to me I haven’t described what happens to biopsies and surgical specimens that are sent to the lab. I have written about their loss, their mishandling, and even described a few odd foreign bodies. It’s time to remedy that oversight. The biopsy in question will be a common one from the gut taken…… Continue reading What Happens to a Biopsy