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Painful Liver Biopsies May Be a Thing of the Past

January 15, 2016

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Learn about elastography, a non-invasive ultrasound application that can detect liver fibrosis – without any pain to the hepatitis patient.

Elastography — A Non-Invasive Way of Looking at the Liver

By Margo Greenman

Advancements in technology — especially in the field of medicine — can be life changing. For someone suffering from a severe medical condition, even the slightest advancement can provide a world of difference.

Recently, a new type of imaging technology called elastography is helping hepatitis patients in ways that previous technology could not.

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  • Gary

    Had a fibroscan I believe it’s the same thing. After countless needle biopsies this was Fantastic less than 3 minutes and out the door.
    Love technology!

  • Namit Gupta

    I am not sure a fibroscan is as accurate as it is made out to be. Surf the net you’ll find contradictions galore about its effectiiveness.