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Liver biopsy under ultrasound control: implications for training
  1. S Y CHUAH
  1. Hospital Pantai Ayer Keroh
  2. 75450 Melaka
  3. Malaysia

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    Editor,—As a gastroenterologist/hepatologist, I appreciate the anxiety expressed by Shah et al(Gut1999;45:628–629) about having to surrender liver biopsy samples to radiologists as a result of reduced training opportunities. The desire of an overwhelming number of gastroenterology trainees to become proficient in ultrasound techniques1should send a loud and clear message to the relevant regulatory training bodies. Once ultrasound has been introduced into gastroenterology training programmes in the United Kingdom, such as in Europe2 or …

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