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Research Article

Influence of Expert-Dependent Variability over the Performance of Noninvasive Fibrosis Assessment in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C by Means of Texture Analysis

Table 1

Characteristics of the study group.

Characteristics of patientsEntire lotPatients with fibrosis stage 0Patients with cirrhosis
Mean ± SD (interval or %)

Number125 (100%)51 (40.8%)74 (59.2%)
Sex (male)50 (40%)16 (31.4%)34 (45.9%)
Age (years) (22–77) (33–77) (22–66)
BMI (kg/m2) (18.56–46.48) (18.83–46.48) (18.56–33.87)
AST (U/I) (12–387) (23–387) (12–71)
ALT (U/I) (8–270) (21–270) (8–163)
GGT (U/I) (13–993) (27–993) (13–130)
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) (0.27–4.27) (0.4–4.27) (0.27–1.72)
Alkaline phosphatase (U/I) (127–1781) (127–1781) (142–307)
Glucose (mg/dL) (72–266) (72–266) (72–129)
Cholesterol (mg/dL) (97–331) (97–299) (149–331)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) (51–349) (53–316) (51–349)
Platelet count (109/L) (42–373) (42–373) (151–314)
INR (0.83–1.84) (0.89–1.84) (0.83–1.3)
Right lobe images per patient (2–33) (3–24) (2–33)

Abbreviations: body mass index (BMI), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT), gamma-glutamyl-transpeptidase (GGT), and international normalized ratio (INR).

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