The use of elastography in patients with chronic liver diseases

L.V. Zhuravlyova, O.V. Ogneva


The article considers the advantages and disadvantages of the non-invasive method for diagnosing liver fibrosis — elastography. The types of this research method, applications were described. The most effective types of elastography for various chronic liver diseases were indicated (chronic hepatitis B and C, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune diseases of the hepatobiliary system and alcoholic liver disease). The latest research results were analyzed.


сhronic liver diseases; liver fibrosis; elastography


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