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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 24105
Country/Territory Egypt
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2016-01-07 17:04
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Observational Study
Article Title Transient elastography compared to liver biopsy and morphometry for predicting fibrosis in pediatric chronic liver disease: Does etiology matter?
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Behairy El-Sayed Behairy, Mostafa Mohamed Sira, Khaled Refat Zalata, El-Sayed Ebrahem Salama and Mohamed Ahmed Abd-Allah
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
National Liver Institute, Menofiya University, Egypt 2011.MDT013
Corresponding Author Mostafa Mohamed Sira, MD, Department of Pediatric Hepatology, National Liver Institute, Menofiya University, Gamal Abd El-Nasir, Shebin El-koom 32511, Menofiya, Egypt. msira@liver-eg.org
Key Words Autoimmune hepatitis; Chronic hepatitis C; Liver fibrosis; Liver stiffness; Morphometry; Pediatrics; Transient elastography; Wilson disease
Core Tip Noninvasive prediction of liver fibrosis is a challenging issue especially in pediatric population. Liver stiffness, as assessed by transient elastography, was reported to be associated with liver fibrosis and therefore proposed as a candidate for fibrosis prediction. The accuracy of transient elastography has been shown to be excellent in a large number of adult studies, most of which are concerned with viral hepatitis. A few studies have also been performed in children. In addition to viral etiology, the current study is concerned with noninvasive assessment of fibrosis in other etiologies of pediatric chronic liver diseases. We compared the liver stiffness measurements with both the Ishak fibrosis score and the quantitative assessment of fibrosis using morphometry.
Publish Date 2016-04-19 09:42
Citation Behairy BE, Sira MM, Zalata KR, Salama EE, Abd-Allah MA. Transient elastography compared to liver biopsy and morphometry for predicting fibrosis in pediatric chronic liver disease: Does etiology matter? World J Gastroenterol 2016; 22(16): 4238-4249
URL http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v22/i16/4238.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v22.i16.4238
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Biostatistics Review Certificate 24105-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 24105-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 24105-Copyright assignment.pdf
Data Sharing Statement 24105-Data sharing statement.pdf
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Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 24105-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 24105-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 24105-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 24105-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
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