New test for liver disease — Mayo Clinic
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed technology called magnetic resonance elastography (MRE). This technology uses sound waves to see if a patient's liver is harder than it should be without doing a liver biopsy.
MRE magnetic resonance elastography — Mayo Clinic
Doctors at Mayo Clinic have developed magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), a new technology that determines the stiffness (fibrosis) of the liver for patients with hepatitis C without needle sticks. This technology makes treating liver disease easier and more effective for many patients.
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