Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse-Imaging in Comparison to Transient Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Staging in HCV

2014-08-27 03:14:05 | BioPortfolio


This study will evaluate the effectiveness of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI)- Imaging compared to Transient Elastography (FibroScan) in differentiating liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Patients who are scheduled to have a liver biopsy will also undergo ARFI and FibroScan testing. The liver biopsy will be used as the reference method. The target sample size is 433.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Diagnostic


Chronic Hepatitis C


FibroScan, Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI)- Imaging


Bordeaux University Hospital




Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:05-0400

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