Liver Biopsy

liver biopsy

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

AUGUST 29, 2021 Fat accumulation in the liver is a common finding during abdominal imaging studies and on liver biopsies. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) includes a spectrum of progressive liver diseases ranging from fatty infiltration alone (steatosis) to infiltration with inflammation (Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis-NASH) that may progress to cirrhosis (scarring of liver tissue) and primary … Continue reading Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Fibroscan or Transient Elastography

August 29, 2021 Fibroscan Fibroscan uses ultrasound technology to determine the status of the liver, qualitative assessment of hepatic fat content, and degree of fibrosis or scarring. It is noninvasive, fast, and reliable. The diseases affecting the liver generally cause inflammation of the liver-damaging liver tissue. The liver tries to repair itself leading to progressive … Continue reading Fibroscan or Transient Elastography