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MRE cut offs for liver fibrosis assessment

Seeing the images from an MRE exam - called an elastogram - can be a significant moment for patients battling liver disease. "Seeing my liver and the state of disease for the first time was a very powerful, emotional moment - it left me speechless," recalled Deb Sobel, who was diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PSC) in 1998. "MRE painted a true picture of the PBC progression. I used to be mad at my liver, but then I felt bad for it and decided to protect and take care of it as much as possible." While "seeing" liver fibrosis via MRE can often help patients understand their disease better, the actual stiffness value - expressed in kPa - can help determine the actual stage of liver di

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