Non-invasive fibrosis score for hepatitis delta


Lutterkort G. L., Wranke A., Yurdaydin C., Budde E., Westphal M., Lichtinghagen R., ...More

LIVER INTERNATIONAL, vol.37, no.2, pp.196-204, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/liv.13205
  • Journal Name: LIVER INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.196-204
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background & AimsIdentifying advanced fibrosis in chronic hepatitis delta patients and thus in need of urgent treatment is crucial. To avoid liver biopsy, non-invasive fibrosis scores may be helpful but have not been evaluated for chronic hepatitis delta yet.