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Liver fibrosis causes increase in stiffness and is routinely monitored using repeated biopsies. Therefore, Liver MRE currently a clinical diagnostic tool to stage liver fibrosis. Liver MRE can also be used to diagnose liver tumors and other diseases. An example of Liver MRE in a liver fibrosis patient is shown below.

 

Liver MRE

 
 

Stage 2 Fibrosis Patient

 
Magnitude Wave Image Stiffness Map