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Abstract #4049

Use of MRE Elastography in a Community Practice: Correlation of MRE Measurements of Liver Stiffness and Results of Liver Biopsy

Russell N. Low1, 2, Tarek Hassanein3

1Sharp and Children's MRI Center, San Diego, CA, United States; 2San Diego Imaging, San Diego, CA, United States; 3Liver Centers of Southern California, Coronado, CA, United States

MR Elastography (MRE) noninvasively assesses liver stiffness and can rapidly provide information about the stage of liver fibrosis. Our comparisons of the results of MRE with liver biopsy show excellent correlation that validates its routine use for liver imaging in our practice.