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[Clinical factors influencing liver stiffness as measured by transient elastography (Fibroscan) in patients with chronic liver disease].

Authors
  • Bae, Rack Cheon1
  • Cho, Han Jin
  • Oh, Jong Taek
  • Lee, Eung Kap
  • Heo, Jun
  • Shin, Keun Young
  • Park, Soo Young
  • Jeong, Min Kyu
  • Jeon, Seong Woo
  • Cho, Chang Min
  • Tak, Won Young
  • Kweon, Young Oh
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea. , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Korean journal of hepatology
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2010
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
123–130
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3350/kjhep.2010.16.2.123
PMID: 20606496
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study reveals that age, GGT, and albumin are clinical factors influencing LSM values. This reinforces the need to interpret LSM values in the context of a defined diagnosis, biochemical data, radiologic examination, and other clinical findings.

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