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Overview of the role of elastography in diagnosing chronic liver diseases at a potentially reversible stage.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the importance of detecting fibrosis in patients with suspected chronic liver disease.
  • To appreciate the possible shortcomings of liver biopsy.
  • To have an overview of the different methods that can be used in elastography.
  • To understand advantages and disadvantages of these methods.


Partner Organisation St James Hospital
Peer Review St James Hospital
Medical Association of Malta as representative of UEMS 0.5 Credits
Malta College of Family Doctors Malta College of Family Doctors  0.5 Credits


On completion of this module you will be awarded 1 Point. Each point is equivalent to MCFD 0.5 CPD units / 0.5 European CME Credits (ECMEC’s).

Release Date:      


 23rd February 2020
Accreditation Valid Until:       23rd February 2021