Detection of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with morbid obesity before bariatric surgery: preliminary evaluation with acoustic radiation force impulse imaging

European Radiology, 06/04/2012

The acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) technique is a useful diagnostic tool for differentiating non–alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) from non–alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in asymptomatic patients with morbid obesity.

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