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The NAFLD Fibrosis Score: A Noninvasive System That Identifies Liver Fibrosis in Patients with NAFLD

Angulo, Paul; Hui, Jason M; Marchesini, Giulio; Bugianesi, Ellisabetta; George, Jacob; Farrell, Geoffrey; Enders, Felicity; Saksena, Sushma; Burt, Alistair D; Bida, John P; Lindor, Kieth; Sanderson, Schuyler O; Lenzi, Marco; Adams, Leon A; Kench, James; Therneau, Terry M; Day, Christopher


Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and advanced liver fibrosis are at the highest risk for progressing to end-stage liver disease. We constructed and validated a scoring system consisting of routinely measured and readily available clinical and laboratory data to separate NAFLD patients with and without advanced fibrosis. A total of 733 patients with NAFLD confirmed by liver biopsy were divided into 2 groups to construct (n = 480) and validate (n = 253) a scoring system....[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Hepatology
DOI: 10.1002/hep.21496


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