It is a scan like an ultrasound which will measure how elastic (or how stiff) your liver is. A healthy liver should be soft and elastic, and if your liver is stiff this is a sign that some damage has occurred.
It is a painless procedure which involves a probe being passed over the top right area of your stomach. Your Fibroscan will be carried out at an outpatient clinic appointment.
The results of the scan can help your doctor find out about the level of damage that affects your liver, and decide what treatment you might need. It is helpful for measuring the degree of liver damage in people with:
There are no risks involved. It is painless and not invasive (meaning it’s not carried out inside your body and does not break the skin).
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