Elastography in Chronic Liver Disease : Modalities , Techniques

@inproceedings{Babu2016ElastographyIC,
  title={Elastography in Chronic Liver Disease : Modalities , Techniques},
  author={Aparna Srinivasa Babu and Michael Lewis Wells and Oleg M. Teytelboym and Justin E. Mackey and Frank Howard Miller and Benjamin M Yeh and Richard L. Ehman and Sudhakar K. Venkatesh},
  year={2016}
}
Chronic liver disease has multiple causes, many of which are increasing in prevalence. The final common pathway of chronic liver disease is tissue destruction and attempted regeneration, a pathway that triggers fibrosis and eventual cirrhosis. Assessment of fibrosis is important not only for diagnosis but also for management, prognostic evaluation, and follow-up of patients with chronic liver disease. Although liver biopsy has traditionally been considered the reference standard for assessment… CONTINUE READING

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