Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 5th, 2005
"Prior studies suggest that platelet counts of <140,000/muL can discriminate patients with different stages of fibrosis. [We sought] to determine the added value of abdominal ultrasound analysis of morphological liver features in increasing the diagnostic accuracy of platelet counts for the prediction of liver fibrosis at histology."
"In a retrospective study," wrote A. Iacobellis and colleagues, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, "clinical records of 1143 chronic...
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