Taking of a tissue sample from the area of interest for pathological examination from a percutaneous or trans-venous approach. USG & CT guided biopsies are minimally invasive procedures for definitive diagnosis of a disease pathology. It avoids surgical procedures which are invasive and decreases risks, pain and prolonged hospital stay as compared to open surgical procedures.
Imaging the blood vessels to look for abnormalities with the use of various contrast media, including iodinated contrast, gadolinium based agents, and CO2 gas.
Imaging the bile ducts within the liver to look for areas of blockage in biliary system. It is useful for further treatment plan.