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Where is liver elastography of most value? The present and the future



  • Hepatic fibrosis: US elastography vs....

    Hepatic fibrosis is final results of a wide variety of types of liver injury and is a consequence of all chronic liver diseases and progresses more or less rapidly towards cirrhosis, and finally cancer.
    In terms of the tools used to quantitate fibrosis today, there are three kinds of tools; bioc...

  • Appendix techniques

    Appendicitis remains the most common cause of acute abdomen requiring surgery. The clinical diagnosis could be challenging. Ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) have been widely used as diagnostic tools for appendicitis. Unlike CT, US is usually readily available without ionizing radiatio...

  • Workshop 1: Portal hypertension

    Portal hypertension is a common clinical syndrome, characterised by an increase in portal venous pressure. However, direct portal venous pressure is only measured in a minority of patients, and gastroenterologists and interventional radiologists are seeking non-invasive assessment tests of this g...