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Mayo Clinic Study Reverses Current Thought on Treatment of Cirrhosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGd5cIM5U0Q&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic released a new study reversing current thought on the treatment of cirrhotic patients with type 2 diabetes. The study found that the continuation of metformin after a cirrhosis diagnosis improved survival rates among diabetes patients. Metformin is usually discontinued once cirrhosis is [...]

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Magnetic Resonance Elastrography: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Richard Ehman outlines a diagnostic tool he developed for liver disease. To listen, click the link below. MRE

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Magnetic Resonance Elastography

Every day, doctors use ultrasound, CT scans and MRIs to see inside the body without making an incision. Such tests show size and structure, but they don't show important physical properties such as tissue stiffness, which, for example, is a sign of fibrosis in the liver. But researchers at Mayo [...]

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Magnetic Resonance Elastography: Part Two

Every day, doctors use ultrasound, CT scans and MRIs to see inside the body without making an incision. Such tests show size and structure, but they don't show important physical properties such as tissue stiffness, which, for example, is a sign of fibrosis in the liver. But researchers at Mayo [...]

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New Test for Liver Disease

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsigfVo-SB4 Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed technology that uses sound waves to see if a patient's liver is harder than it should be — if it's developing fibrosis. It's called Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE), and it offers a noninvasive alternative to liver biopsy.

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