Table 4: The differences of liver homogeneity at 20 minutes post-Gd-EOB-DTPA injection among different categories of fibrosis.

Biopsy n (%)
MRI homogeneity gradeF0F1-F2F3-F4ComparisonChi-squared (Pearson), sig. (P),

Homogeneity19(47,4)4(12,5)0(0,0)F0 vs. F1+F28,59
20 min.210(52,6)25(78,1)7(25,9)F0 vs. F3+F429,02
30(0,0)3(9,4)20(74,1)F1+F2 vs. F3+F426,45

Differences between F0, F1-F2, and F3-F4 biopsy groups were analyzed by Pearson's chi-square test; p<0,001, p<0,01, p<0,05, NS: nonsignificant.