Newton Wellesley Hospital now offers Elastography liver testing

Newton-Wellesley Radiology now offers Shear Wave Elastography of the liver, a new ultrasound exam to assess the stiffness of liver tissue. This test is a painless and non-invasive effective tool for the diagnosis of fibrotic liver disease and cirrhosis, as well as a method of surveillance of effectiveness of medical treatment of such diseases.

Please click the below link to learn more about this exam from Newton Wellesley Radiology Associates physician, Dr. Leah Schafer.

LINK: Newton Wellesley Radiology Elastography