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Research Article

The Score Model Containing Chinese Medicine Syndrome Element of Blood Stasis Presented a Better Performance Compared to APRI and FIB-4 in Diagnosing Advanced Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

Table 3

Comparison between the patients with advanced fibrosis and without advanced fibrosis.

VariablesPatients without advanced fibrosisPatients with advanced fibrosis value
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Demographic characteristics
 Age (years) (X ± SD)37.9 ± 9.742.2 ± 10.6<0.001
 Males, (%)315 (66.0%)171 (73.7%)0.039
Laboratory data
 ALT (IU/L) (X ± SD)35.9 ± 17.837.7 ± 16.90.205
 AST (IU/L) (X ± SD)27.9 ± 11.934.3 ± 17.9<0.001
 ALB (g/L) (X ± SD)44.4 ± 3.944.6 ± 26.10.819
 GGT (IU/L) (X ± SD)27.3 ± 19.847.4 ± 55.9<0.001
 PLT (109/L) (X ± SD)203.7 ± 53.2161.7 ± 50.0<0.001
 HBeAg (+) patients, (%)238 (49.9%)93 (40.1%)0.014
 HBV DNA (log10 IU/mL, X ± SD)5.55 ± 2.095.08 ± 1.750.004
TCM syndrome elements
 Dampness471 (98.7%)226 (97.4%)0.198
 Qi stagnation438 (91.8%)213 (91.8%)0.780
 Blood stasis84 (17.6%)227 (97.8%)<0.001
 Heat269 (56.4%)35 (15.1%)<0.001
 Qi deficiency101 (21.2%)72 (31.0%)0.004
 Yin deficiency4 (0.8%)3 (1.3%)0.566

ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALB, albumin; GGT, g-glutamyl transpeptidase; PLT, platelet; HBeAg, hepatitis B e antigen; TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine.