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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 15513
Country/Territory China
Received
2014-12-01 10:05
Peer-Review Started
2014-12-03 19:15
To Make the First Decision
2014-12-26 13:22
Return for Revision
2014-12-31 09:15
Revised
2015-01-19 10:29
Second Decision
2015-02-11 22:58
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-02-13 10:34
Articles in Press
2015-02-13 11:28
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
2015-04-07 11:23
Typeset the Manuscript
2015-05-08 17:23
Publish the Manuscript Online
2015-06-18 17:32
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Assessment of liver fibrosis by Fibroscan as compared to liver biopsy in biliary atresia
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Qiu-Long Shen, Ya-Jun Chen, Zeng-Meng Wang, Ting-Chong Zhang, Wen-Bo Pang, Jun Shu and Chun-Hui Peng
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Ya-Jun Chen, MD, PHD, Department of Pediatric General Surgery, Beijing Children’s Hospital, Capital Medical University, 56 South Lishi Road, Beijing 100045, China. shenqlyishi@163.com
Keywords Biliary atresia; Transient elastography; Fibroscan; Liver fibrosis; Liver biopsy
Core Tip This study was designed to evaluate liver fibrosis using non-invasive transient elastography (Fibroscan) in comparison with liver biopsy in children with biliary atresia (BA). According to the METAVIR scoring system, in groups F2, F3 and F4, the mean liver stiffness measurement (LSM) was 9.10 ± 3.30 kPa, 11.02 ± 3.31 kPa and 22.86 ± 12.43 kPa, respectively. The AUC of LSM for ≥ F4 was 0.886. The cut-off value of LSM was 15.15 kPa for ≥ F4, with high sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value. In conclusion, Fibroscan can be effectively used as a non-invasive technique to assess liver fibrosis in children with BA.
Publish Date 2015-06-18 17:32
Citation Shen QL, Chen YJ, Wang ZM, Zhang TC, Pang WB, Shu J, Peng CH. Assessment of liver fibrosis by Fibroscan as compared to liver biopsy in biliary atresia. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(22): 6931-6936
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i22/6931.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i22.6931
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Manuscript File 15513-Review.doc
Answering Reviewers 15513-Answering reviewers.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 15513-Conflict-of-intetest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 15513-Copyright assignment.pdf
Data Sharing Statement 15513-Data sharing statement.pdf
Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 15513-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Peer-review Report 15513-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 15513-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 15513-Scientific editor work list.pdf