Evaluation of Aspartate Aminotransferase-to-Platelet Ratio Index as a Non-Invasive Marker for Liver Cirrhosis.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Liver biopsy is considered as a gold standard for the diagnosis of cirrhosis. Till date there is no non-invasive marker to replace it. AIM To investigate the effectiveness of Aspartate aminotransferase-to-platelet ratio index (APRI) as a non-invasive marker for liver cirrhosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty-one patients with cirrhosis… (More)
DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/13944.6814

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