Iron Overload Liver

There are several ways to measure iron overlaod in the liver.

FerriScan is a commercial service which will generate reports of liver iron concentration after local scanners are calibrated using a phantom sent to the site

An alternative approach is to use spin echo imaging without a surface coil and perform measurements and different TE’s with liver muscle ratios. Click image below to go to web page for calculation of liver iron

Liver Iron Assessment