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Non-invasive markers of liver fibrosis: adjuncts or alternatives to liver biopsy?

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Liver fibrosis reflects sustained liver injury often from multiple, simultaneous factors. Whilst the presence of mild fibrosis on biopsy can be a reassuring finding, the identification of advanced fibrosis is critical to the management of patients with chronic liver disease. This necessity has lead to a reliance on liver biopsy which itself is an imperfect test and poorly accepted by patients. The development of robust tools to non-invasively assess liver fibrosis has dramatically enhanced cl...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fphar.2016.00159

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
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Author
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0000-0001-9882-8874
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
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Author
Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Pharmacology Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
JUN
Pages:
Article: 159
Publication date:
2016-06-20
Acceptance date:
2016-05-31
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ISSN:
1663-9812
Pubs id:
pubs:634097
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uri:d9145c22-05ca-4dbf-b2b6-fa3b2fe4a488
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uuid:d9145c22-05ca-4dbf-b2b6-fa3b2fe4a488
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pubs:634097
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English
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