Published in Health and Medicine Week, February 20th, 2006
"To assess the accuracy of US in the identification and grading of hepatic fibrosis in patients afflicted with chronic viral liver disease, compared to histological examination as a gold standard, we prospectively studied 105 patients (32 F, 73 M) affected by chronic viral liver disease in 36 months," wrote M. Donofrio and colleagues, University of GB Rossi.
"Patients were studied with B-mode US and then underwent US-guided liver biopsy. All the patients were studied with conventional US with a Sequoia 512, 6.0...
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