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 ...
Simple scoring tools can accurately diagnose fibrosis status in NAFLD
By Michael Woodhead
28 Jul 2020