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Liver stiffness is influenced by a standardized meal in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus at different stages of fibrotic evolution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23447459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: The results of the present study provide definitive evidence of the confounding effect of a meal on the accuracy of LS measurements for the prediction of fibrosis stage in patients with chronic HCV hepatitis and suggest that a fasting period of 120 minutes should be observed before the performance of TE.
Umberto Arena; Monica Lupsor Platon; Cristina Stasi; Stefania Moscarella; Alì Assarat; Giorgio Bedogni; Valeria Piazzolla; Radu Badea; Giacomo Laffi; Fabio Marra; Alessandra Mangia; Massimo Pinzani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study     Date:  2013-05-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)     Volume:  58     ISSN:  1527-3350     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatology     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-26     Completed Date:  2013-08-30     Revised Date:  2014-07-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302946     Medline TA:  Hepatology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
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MeSH Terms
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques / methods
Hepatitis C, Chronic / epidemiology,  pathology*
Liver / pathology*,  physiopathology
Liver Cirrhosis / diagnosis,  epidemiology
Middle Aged
Comment In:
Ann Hepatol. 2013 Sep-Oct;12(5):839-40   [PMID:  24018507 ]
Hepatology. 2014 Jan;59(1):350-1   [PMID:  23703869 ]
Hepatology. 2014 Feb;59(2):734-5   [PMID:  23703696 ]

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