Results of a study on liver histology features in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis revealed that magnetic resonance imaging-estimated proton density fat fraction was suboptimal in identifying patients with advanced NASH or fibrosis.
“While MRI-PDFF is a useful tool for the non-invasive detection of NAFLD and quantification of steatosis, we found that PDFF was not accurate enough to distinguish between NAFLD, NASH with early fibrosis, and NASH with advanced fibrosis in individual patients,” Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner, MD, from Duke



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