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fibroscan limits


in many posts i have suggested fibroscan for detection of liver damage but i have forgot to mention that it is not accurate when alt/ast are elevated (more than 200-300iu/ml), in case of high alt flares it is necessary to wait 6-12months after they get back to normal
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=20068810

ultrasound is also good to detect severe liver damage/cirrhosis when alt/ast are elevated
http://health.yahoo.com/digestive-diagnosis/abdominal-ultrasound/healthwise--hw1430.html
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