Research suggests new thresholds for risk stratification in NASH

Time : 4th of October 2022 01:55:22 PM

Investigators suggested that 16.6 kPa is the best liver stiffness threshold on vibration-controlled transient elastography to predict disease development from bridging fibrosis to cirrhosis. Also, 30.7 kPa predicted liver-related events like ascites, portal hypertension-linked gastrointestinal bleeding, hepatic encephalopathy, liver transplantation and death.

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