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Good diagnostic accuracy with non-invasive Multiparametric MRI across a range of liver disease severity

Date
July 10, 2018
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Research led by two leading tertiary UK liver centres, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, showed that multiparametric MRI performed well as a diagnostic tool to quantify liver disease.

The study showed that LiverMultiScan™ had excellent test-retest reliability and good accuracy for quantifying fat and fibro-inflammatory injury in the liver. These findings also correlated well with the gold standard microscopic assessment of liver tissue samples.

LiverMultiScan is an emerging point-of-care diagnostic tool for the assessment of liver fibrosis and offers a superior technical success rate and contemporaneous measurement of liver steatosis and iron accumulation.

Read the full report on the Nature Report site.