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Enhanced liver fibrosis test for the non-invasive diagnosis of fibrosis in patients with NAFLD: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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BACKGROUND & AIMS:
The enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) test has been proposed for the non-invasive assessment of advanced fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). We performed a systematic review to estimate the accuracy of this test against biopsy.

METHODS:
In this systematic review, we searched MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science and the Cochrane Library for studies that included patients with NAFLD and that used both liver biopsy (as the reference standa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jhep.2020.03.036

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Hepatology More from this journal
Volume:
73
Issue:
2
Pages:
252-262
Publication date:
2020-08-01
Acceptance date:
2020-03-20
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EISSN:
0168-8278
Pmid:
32275982
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1099708
Local pid:
pubs:1099708
Deposit date:
2020-08-16

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