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Performance of magnetic resonance elastography and diffusion-weighted imaging for the staging of hepatic fibrosis: A meta-analysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22278368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: MRE is more reliable for staging hepatic fibrosis, compared with DWI, with a high combination of sensitivity, specificity, likelihood ratios, DOR, and area under sROC curve.
Qing-Bing Wang; Hui Zhu; Hai-Ling Liu; Bei Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2012-06-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1527-3350     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatology     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-04     Completed Date:  2012-10-17     Revised Date:  2013-08-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302946     Medline TA:  Hepatology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-47     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Department of Radiology, Minhang District Central Hospital, Shanghai, China.
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MeSH Terms
Cohort Studies
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Elasticity Imaging Techniques / methods*
Liver Cirrhosis / pathology*,  ultrasonography*
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Sensitivity and Specificity
Severity of Illness Index
Comment In:
Hepatology. 2013 Jul;58(1):449-50   [PMID:  23299663 ]

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