Performance of Transient Elastography for the Staging of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B: A Meta-Analysis

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BACKGROUND Transient elastography (TE), a non-invasive tool that measures liver stiffness, has been evaluated in meta-analyses for effectiveness in assessing liver fibrosis in European populations with chronic hepatitis C (CHC). However, these data cannot be extrapolated to populations in Asian countries, where chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is more prevalent… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044930

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@inproceedings{Chon2012PerformanceOT, title={Performance of Transient Elastography for the Staging of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B: A Meta-Analysis}, author={Young Eun Chon and Eun Hee Choi and Ki Jun Song and Jun Yong Park and Do Young Kim and Kwang Hyub Han and Chae Yoon Chon and Sang Hoon Ahn and Seung Up Kim}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2012} }