Gastroenterology

ShearWave Elastography predicts mortality in chronic liver disease

Liver stiffness measured by 2D ShearWave Elastography demonstrated significant predictive value in the progression of chronic liver disease including associated complications and mortality, according to a press release from SuperSonic Imagine and a poster presented at the International Liver Congress 2019.
ShearWave Elastography (SWE) provides a quantitative color-coded map that visualizes and quantifies tissue stiffness during examination displayed in kilopascals.
“Recognizing the high diagnostic value of its biomarker in the prediction of survival, SuperSonic Imagine has taken a new

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