At the beginning of May 2007 I attended the Royal London Hospital "Endoscopy Unit" for a liver biopsy. The doctor who carried out this procedure really made me feel calm and relaxed. I thought I would feel very anxious and nervous but through his kind approach towards me I felt at ease. The procedure went very well and I hardly felt a thing apart from a slight discomfort for 1-2 seconds. The aftercare (I had to spend 6 hours in the dept as a day patient) was truly excellent. Although, I did have a team of specialist nurses that I already know through my previous liver treatment. I would say to anybody having a liver biopsy, it isn't as bad as you may anticipate and takes a few seconds for the actual biopsy needle to go in and out. Don't worry, be brave, the doctor knows what he is doing and you will be well cared for.
"Truely excellent care at Royal London"
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