What is FibroScan® ?
Examination with FibroScan®, also called transient elastography, is a technique used to assess liver stiffness (measured in kPa correlated to fibrosis) without invasive investigation. The result is immediate, it shows the conditionof the liver and allows physicians to diagnoseand monitor disease evolution in conjunction with treatment and collateral factors. Exam results help to anticipate various complications, as well as to monitor and assess the damage caused by conditions such as cirrhosis. The FibroScan® examination is painless, quick and easy. During measurement, you feel a slight vibration on the skin at the tip of the probe.
What does the FibroScan® examination consist of?
What does the result mean?
Your physician interprets the result according to your history and underlying disease.
Who can prescribe the FibroScan® examination?
Your physician or hepatologist will indicate the most appropriate time for you to have the examination.
What difference does FibroScan® make to me?
Fast & without anaesthesia, FibroScan® makes the monitoring of my disease more convenient.
Result obtained with FibroScan® will allow your physician to monitor your liver health over time with or without treatment.