You have been referred to us by your doctor for a Fibroscan. We would like to explain how this procedure works and what you need to know as a patient: Fibroscan examination (also called elastography or liver stiffness measurement) is a painless method to diagnose liver disease. It is also used for ultrasound to determine changes in the connective tissue of the liver (development of fibrosis and cirrhosis).
Patients consider the Fibroscan examination to be a comfortable experience and no preparation is required.
The Fibroscan examination is carried out like a normal ultrasound examination and is idea for monitoring progress.