The EUS ShearWave Elastography Liver Fibrosis Study

2019-10-10 09:39:46 | BioPortfolio


The study objective is to demonstrate the clinical performance of ShearWave Elastography (SWE) in Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) when compared to FibroScan for evaluation of liver fibrosis.


This study has been designed as prospective, single center, single arm, consecutive, blinded, pilot study conducted in a post-market setting using commercially available devices to evaluate the effectiveness of Endoscopic Ultrasound with ShearWave Elastography to estimate hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic liver disease. It is anticipated that the data from this study will support the need for additional clinical trials. All consenting, eligible patients reporting for an ultrasound and/or liver biopsy for evaluation of fibrosis meeting the inclusion criteria will be consecutively enrolled into the study and assigned a unique study identification number. A total of 52 subjects will be enrolled and treated at a single study site in the US. Enrollment is expected to be completed within 6 months. Each subject will undergo both procedures (FibroScan and EUS with SW Elastography), End of study will be reached after pathology results have been obtained (within a week of the initial procedure).

Study Design


Liver Fibroses


ShearWave Elastography (SWE) in Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), FibroScan, ALOKA ARIETTA 850 -


Not yet recruiting


Olympus Corporation of the Americas

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-10T09:39:46-0400

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