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Abstract #4067

MR Elastography of Liver for Clinical Follow Up and Assessment of Treatment Response in Chronic Liver Diseases

Sudhakar K. Venkatesh1, Meng Yin1, Jayant A. Talwalkar2, Jeff Fidler1, David M. Hough1, Richard L. Ehman

1Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States; 2Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States

MR Elastography of the liver is an established technique for detection and staging of liver fibrosis. The utility of the MRE in the assessment of changes in the fibrosis and treatment response is not well known. We illustrate with clinical examples, the utility of MRE for assessment of change in liver fibrosis during follow up and in assessment of treatment response.