You can now schedule a FibroScan liver screening test in Texas City
The goal of the study is to identify patients who are at risk for NAFLD or NASH but do not yet have any symptoms. The study will provide information about the incidence and demographics of liver disease in the general public.
WHO CAN TAKE THE TEST? You must be at least 18 years old, not pregnant, and do not have any implanted electronic devices.
FASTING PLEASE NOTE: You should fast for at least 3 hours before the test so plan your schedule accordingly.
FibroScan liver stiffness and fat content tests are being offered for free to patients who have a high risk of liver disease, such as NAFLD or NASH. Patients who suffer from diseases that are related to obesity or lifestyle, such as type 2 diabetes, are most at risk but liver disease can be associated with a wide variety of illnesses and still present no symptoms until the organ is badly damaged.