M Masseroli

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Liver fibrosis is one of the most important and characteristic histologic alterations in progressive and chronic liver diseases. Thus, in both clinical and experimental practice, it is fundamental to have a reliable and objective method for its precise quantification. Several semi-quantitative scoring systems have been described. All are(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The effect of interferon on the reduction of liver fibrosis is controversial. We aimed to compare semiquantitative methods with a quantitative digital image analysis system to assess liver fibrosis in biopsies from patients with chronic hepatitis and different responses to interferon. METHODS We studied 98 liver biopsies with chronic(More)
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