One of the new methods of diagnosis - non-invasive (no penetration) diagnosis of the liver.This diagnosis of the health authority for a simple blood test.
liver - a unique multifunctional human body features which are closely connected with its complex anatomical structure.Investigation of the state of the liver and the diagnosis of a number of diseases it had previously been possible only by biopsy - extracting small "pieces" of the liver through the intercostal puncture.
However, this procedure may pose a threat to human life and has a number of drawbacks.These include compulsory hospitalization of the patient in
In addition, during the intercostal puncture can not get into the focus of pathological changes in the liver, which will give a false result that the liver is not damaged.
Noninvasive diagnosis is an alternative to liver biopsy: it allows you to explore the entire organ without penetration and violation of bodily integrity.
technology such diagnosis is a complex of three types of tests - SteatoSkrin, FibroTest and FibroMaks (technique developed by BioPredictive, France).The survey is conducted on the basis of studies of serum and does not require a biopsy.Interestingly, the diagnosis of the liver blood test allows you to make the most accurate conclusion (the accuracy of the results of more than 95%).
particularly relevant for non-invasive diagnosis of those who underwent liver biopsy is contraindicated (eg, pregnant women, children, etc.).
liver This examination also may be recommended when:
important to remember that a timely diagnosis of liver disease will allow us to choose the appropriate therapy, which may prevent the effects of complications that occur in liver disease.
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