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Publication Name World Journal of Hepatology
Manuscript ID 14993
Country/Territory Greece
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2015-04-14 18:13
ISSN 1948-5182 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Non-invasive methods for the diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Marianthi Papagianni, Areti Sofogianni and Konstantinos Tziomalos
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Corresponding author Konstantinos Tziomalos, MD, PhD, First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Kiriakidi 1, 54636 Thessaloniki, Greece. ktziomalos@yahoo.com
Keywords Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; Steatosis; Fibrosis; Imaging; Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Core Tip Current data suggest that ultrasound and the fibrosis-4 score are probably the most appealing methods for detecting steatosis and for distinguishing nonalcoholic steatohepatitis from simple steatosis, respectively, because of their low cost and relatively high accuracy. However, currently available methods, both serologic and imaging, cannot obviate the need for liver biopsy for diagnosing nonalcoholic steatohepatitis due to their substantial false positive and false negative rates. Therefore, the current role of these methods is probably limited in patients who are unwilling or have contraindications for undergoing biopsy.
Publish Date 2015-04-14 18:13
Citation Papagianni M, Sofogianni A, Tziomalos K. Non-invasive methods for the diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. World J Hepatol 2015; 7(4): 638-648
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1948-5182/full/v7/i4/638.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v7.i4.638
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