Feasibility study for assessing liver fibrosis in paediatric and adolescent patients using real-time shear wave elastography

  • Assessing liver fibrosis
  • Manish Dhyani, Michael S Gee, Joseph Misdraji, Esther Jacobowitz Israel, Uzma Shah, Anthony E Samir
  • Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, October 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/1754-9485.12388

Elastography for liver fibrosis assessment in children

What is it about?

Feasibility study for shear-wave elastography in children.

Why is it important?

So that pediatric patients who normally need a liver biopsy for evaluation can be prevented a liver biopsy and can instead be evaluated using a non-invasive ultrasound scan.

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