Non-invasive , pain-free procedure – comprehensive assessment of your fatty liver in less than 5 minutes. Nawaloka Hospital introduces the 1st FibroScan in Sri Lanka
What is FibroScan ?
Examination with FibroScan®, also called transient elastography, is a technique used to assess liver stiffness without invasive investigation. The result is immediate, it shows the condition of the liver and allows physicians to diagnose and monitor disease evolution in conjunction with treatment and collateral factors. Exam results help to anticipate various complications, as well as to monitor and assess the damage caused by conditions such as cirrhosis.
Results obtained with FibroScan® will allow your physician to monitor your liver health over time with or without treatment.
What difference does FibroScan make for me ?
FibroScan provides immediate results, it’s easy and fast (5-10 minutes).The exam is painless and non-invasive. In case of close follow-up, the examination can be safely repeated.
Fibro Scan is recommended if you have following conditions
- A family history of Liver disease
Nawaloka Liver Center Offers
- Only place in Srilanka for complete Liver evaluation
- Packages contain: Alcohol withdrawal and detoxification
- Endoscopy screening for Varicose, Banding programs for Varicos
- Hepatitis C treatment and Hepatitis B treatment
- Liver transplants
We are the only private Hospital that can offer comprehensive Liver screening diagnosis treatment up to liver transplant
About Fatty Liver
Fatty liver, also known as fatty liver disease (FLD) is the accumulation of fat in liver cells is also called steatisis According to latest studies 1/3 rd of the population is having some degree of fatty liver.
What can be the various causes for fatty liver?
- Poor diet - high sugar intake, high fat intake
- Overweight or Obesity
- Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol, High Triglyseride)
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Diabetes mellitus
What can fatty liver lead to?
Fatty Liver can lead to cirrhosis of liver cancer in some people
Is it possible to reverse it?
Yes, it is definitely possible to reverse the condition of fatty liver if the following tips are followed
Is it painful?
NO, the fibroscan examination is painless, quick and easy. During measurement, you a slight vibration on the skin at the tip of the probe.
What does he FibroScan examination consist of?
The examination includes 12 consecutive measurements made at the same location
What does the result mean?
The result is delivered at the end of the examination. Its a number Which can vary between the range of 1.5 to 75kpa, which is then interpreted by the physician
Interpretation is done according to your history and underling disease.
Your physician to monitor your liver health over time with or without treatment.
It is recommended to wait for 2 or 3 hours after eating
What difference does FibroScan make for you?
- FibroScan provide immediate results, it's easy and fast (5-10 minutes)
- The exam is painless and non-invasive
- In case of close follow-up, the examination can be safely repeated.