L'elastografia transizionale (TE, Fibroscan®)

Translated title of the contribution: Transient elastography (TE, Fibroscan®)

Mirella Fraquelli, Cristina Rigamonti

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Transient elastography (TE, Fibroscan®) is a rapid and highly reproducible technique that measures liver tissue stiffness. Several studies in patients with chronic liver disease evidenced that it accurately predicts the degree of hepatic fibrosis and that it is particularly accurate in identifying severe fibrosis and cirrhosis.

Translated title of the contributionTransient elastography (TE, Fibroscan®)
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)5-9
Number of pages5
JournalArgomenti di Gastroenterologia Clinica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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