Table 2: FibroScan values and histological stages in 111 patients with CHC. Group A: cases with Masson’s trichrome/Sirius red and orcein concordant stages 1-2. Group B: cases with Masson’s trichrome/Sirius red and orcein concordant stages 3-4. Group C: cases with Masson’s trichrome/Sirius red and orcein discordant results (orcein stages 1-2 versus Masson’s trichrome/Sirius red stages 3-4; no cases showed the reverse).

Stiffness < 9.5Stiffness > 9.5 value

Number of cases = 1118031
Group A (stages I-II) = 73 cases649 0.001
Group B (stages III-IV) = 26 cases5210.002
Group C = 12 cases
Orcein = stages 1-2;
  MT/SR = stages 3-4
111 0.007
Orcein = stages 3-4;
  MT/SR = stages 1-2
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