Factors that affect the diagnostic accuracy of liver fibrosis measurement by Fibroscan in patients with chronic hepatitis B

  • Kim S
  • Seo Y
  • Cheong J
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Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2010; 32: 498-505 SummaryBackground Interquartile rangemedian value (IQRM) of liver stiffness measurement (LSM) is a factor in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) leading to over estimation of fibrosis by Fibroscan. Aim To investigate factors that affect the accuracy of LSM in chronic hepatitis B (CHB). Methods One hundred and ninety-nine patients were enrolled. Only procedures yielding ≥10 valid measurements were considered reliable. Liver fibrosis was evaluated using the Batts and Ludwig system. Liver biopsy (LB) specimens

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  • S.U. Kim

  • Y.S. Seo

  • J.Y. Cheong

  • M.Y. Kim

  • J.K. Kim

  • S.H. Um

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