gastroenterology
Hepatology

Simple scoring tools can accurately diagnose fibrosis status in NAFLD

More accurate detection of liver fibrosis can be achieved with simple scoring tools by looking at changes in measures rather than one-off values, Queensland clinicians have shown. Commonly used noninvasive tests such as the fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Fibrosis Score (NFS) suffer from poor sensitivity  – as low as 44% – when ...

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