Food intake increases liver stiffness in patients with chronic or resolved hepatitis C virus infection.


BACKGROUND AND AIMS Transient elastography is increasingly being used in patients with chronic liver disease. It has proven particularly useful to identify patients with advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis, while classification of no or little fibrosis appears to be difficult. In general, stiffness values <6 kPa are considered normal, whereas patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1478-3231.2009.02100.x

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