Factors affecting the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in assessing the severity of hepatic steatosis.

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Ultrasonography has long been recognized as a useful tool for detecting hepatic steatosis in clinical practice. However, whether it can assess the severity of hepatic steatosis and which factors affect its diagnostic accuracy remain unclear. METHODS A total of 171 patients with various causes of hepatitis undergoing liver biopsies were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfma.2012.07.004

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@article{Wang2014FactorsAT, title={Factors affecting the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in assessing the severity of hepatic steatosis.}, author={Chia-Chi Wang and T. C. Hsieh and Tai-Chung Tseng and Pin-Chao Wang and Ching-Sheng Hsu and Hans Hsienhong Lin and Li-Yu Wang and J. Y. Kao}, journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi}, year={2014}, volume={113 4}, pages={249-54} }