Advanced Imaging Diagnostics for Liver Disease
Attenuation Imaging (ATI) for Fat Quantification
Attenuation imaging (ATI) is a modality used for quantifying fat deposition in the liver in real time.
Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves and a computer to evaluate the gallbladder, liver, bile ducts, pancreas and pancreatic duct for disease. It is noninvasive and does not use ionizing radiation.
Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE)
Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) is used to detect stiffening of the liver caused by fibrosis and inflammation in chronic liver disease. This technology combines MRI imaging with low-frequency vibrations to create a visual map (elastogram) that shows stiffness of body tissues.
Magnetic Resonance Multi-Echo Dixon Vibe Liver Iron Quantification
3D Multi-Echo Dixon technique is used to simultaneous assess liver steatosis and iron overload in patients with chronic liver diseases.
Magnetic Resonance Proton Density Fat Fraction (MRI-PDFF)
Magnetic resonance imaging-proton density fat fraction (MRI-PDFF) is an emerging quantitative imaging biomarker that accurately measures the fat fraction of tissue by correcting factors influencing magnetic resonance signal intensity. Beyond fat quantification, it also measures R2 which is a direct measure of iron concentration. The utilization of MRI-PDFF in liver diseases is well established.