Gastroenterology

NAFLD fibrosis score, FIB-4 increase at similar rate in advanced fibrosis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease fibrosis scores and Fibrosis-4 index scores increased longitudinally and at a higher rate in those with fatty liver and fibrosis stage 2 or higher compared with those with stage 1 or no fibrosis, according to data.
“People with NAFLD have increased overall mortality when compared to a matched control population, and the most important predictor of mortality is the extent of liver fibrosis,” Preya J. Patel, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, from the Princess Alexandria Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, and colleagues wrote. “In this study we have shown that

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