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Percutaneous Liver Biopsy Technique: National Practice Survey

Supported by BSGAR and BSIR


Dear Colleague,

We are undertaking an anonymised survey of percutaneous liver biopsy technique.

The aim of this survey is to establish the range of practice in percutaneous liver biopsy in the UK.

Please would you complete the anonymised questionnaire online below at Online Surveys (

Every effort has been made to ensure that only the appropriate recipient receives this questionnaire. However if you feel you should not have received it we apologise and we would be grateful if you would could let us know via email below. Colleague confidentiality is very important to us. Only members of the study team will review your returned questionnaire and no personal details will be collected. The questionnaire will be stored securely and destroyed six months after the final report is published.

By completing this questionnaire you are agreeing that the aggregated information you give can be share and / or published.

If you have any questions about this survey please contact ourselves either by telephone (Dr Godfrey’s Secretary: 01223 216278),


Many thanks for your time and feedback

Dr Carla Goncalves, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Dr James Stephenson, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, BSGAR Audit Lead

Dr Stephen Lee, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Malcolm Johnston, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Anthie Papadopoulou, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Edmund Godfrey, Cambridge University Hospitals