Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 15th, 2009
"Transient elastography (FibroScan) is a simple and noninvasive method to assess liver fibrosis by measuring liver stiffness in kilopascals. Body mass index (BMI) greater than 28 is associated with high rates of invalid tests. Liver transplant patients show increased rates of obesity. We do not yet have many data about the usefulness of FibroScan in liver transplantation. To analyze the applicability of FibroScan to assess fibrosis in liver transplantation and study the association...
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