Accuracy of serum biomarkers versus liver biopsy

This first study on Croatian patients with NAFLD was conducted to evaluate the diagnostic performance of various biomarkers for steatosis, fibrosis, and inflammation in comparison to a liver biopsy.....
PUBLISHED IN: Medicina (Kaunas) 2022

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This first study on Croatian patients with NAFLD was conducted to evaluate the diagnostic performance of various biomarkers for steatosis, fibrosis, and inflammation in comparison to a liver biopsy.

In this study, serum biomarkers demonstrated poor diagnostic performance for the noninvasive diagnosis of liver steatosis and NASH. “AST to platelet ratio index and the cell death biomarkers had only moderate accuracy for diagnosing advanced fibrosis, as did the combination of FIB-4 and NFS with the cell death biomarkers.”

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Dr. G. Bozet, MD

Dr. G. Bozet, MD

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