Doppler Ultrasound of Hepatic Blood Flow for Noninvasive Evaluation of Liver Fibrosis Compared with Liver Biopsy and Transient Elastography

Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 05/02/2012

Hepatic blood flow analysis, especially Hepatic venous flow was evaluated by determining resistance index (HVRI), provides useful information during assessment of hepatopathy and is a reliable predictor of liver fibrosis stage FII or higher as part of the non–invasive diagnostic work–up and follow–up in chronic liver disease.

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