What is a Fibroscan?
A Fibroscan is non-evasive method (a special ultrasound technology) propose for the assessment of heptic fibrosis in patients with chronic liver disease by measuring liver stiffness.
Why should you do a Fibroscan with Medicaid ?
Medicaid Radio-diagnostics is the leading provider of fibrosscan services across Nigeria. We offer the assesment of fibrosis (fibro-scan services), with reports from specialist consultants. A fibro-scan is a type of liver elastography. It is a quick way to assess the health of your liver.
Diagnostics is not the end, but the beginning of practice to better or quick recovery of health.
Advantages of a Fibroscan:
Fibroscan can help detect the stage in which the fibrosis has reached. This will enable the consultant to specify the correct treatment for the fibrosis.
Fibroscan reduces the need of biopsy. Fibrocan is non-invasive, it reduces the need for incisions and needles.
- Fibroscan is a fast and pain free procedure. It takes 5-10 minutes to evaluate your entire liver health. It is a non-invasive procedure that requires no sedation or hospitalization, and it is completely painless to the patiants.
- Fibroscan is a repeateable procedure. It allows the monitoring of liver fibrosis over time when needed without causing harm to the body or organ.
- Fibroscan is more cost effective than other liver fibrosis test, as it does not require the use of specialized equipment or laboratory processing.