[Evaluation of selected laboratory markers of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis type C].

@article{KunierzCabala2010EvaluationOS,
  title={[Evaluation of selected laboratory markers of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis type C].},
  author={Beata Kuśnierz-Cabala and Bogdan Solnica and Tomasz H Mach and Grażyna Biesiada and Paulina Dumnicka},
  journal={Przeglad lekarski},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 7},
  pages={450-3}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to compare 4 non-invasive biochemical scores of liver fibrosis (age/PLT; AST/ALT; APRI and FORNS) with results of hepatic biopsies classified according to Batts-Ludwig scale. The study included a total of 99 patients: 44 (44.4%) women with mean +/- SD age of 42 +/- 11.9 years and 55 (55.6%) men (43 +/- 12.2) treated for chronic hepatitis C. RESULTS Levels of several markers changed significantly after 3 months of treatment (with interferon alpha and… CONTINUE READING