International Journal of Hepatology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Prevalence and Determinants of Significant Liver Fibrosis by Vibration-Controlled Transient Elastography in Thai Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

Table 1

Demographic and laboratory data of patients.

VariableValue

Total patients with a valid transient elastography scan, n206
Liver stiffness, median (range), kPa5.50 (2.50-63.90)
Interquartile range, median (range)11.00 (1.40-24.60)
Failed scan, n (%)3 (1.3)
Success rate, %98.7
Treatment naïve patients, n (%)206 (100.0)
Age, mean (SD), y50.01 (12.39)
Gender, n (%)
 Female120 (58.3)
 Male86 (41.7)
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m223.95 (3.88)
 <23, n (%)94 (45.6)
 ≥23, n (%)45 (21.9)
 ≥25, n (%)67 (32.5)
Diabetes mellitus, n (%)17 (8.3)
HBeAg, n (%)
 Positive35 (17.0)
 Negative171 (83.0)
HBV DNA, median (range), IU/mL4340 (20-271883036)
Biochemical markers
 Total bilirubin, median (range), mg/dL0.58 (0.19-3.53)
 AST, median (range), U/L26 (8-199)
  ≤1 x ULN, n (%)171 (83.0)
  >1 x ULN, n (%)35 (17.0)
 ALT, median (range), U/L25 (5-166)
  ≤1 x ULN, n (%)155 (75.2)
  >1 x ULN, n (%)51 (24.8)
 ALP, median (range), U/L65 (29-511)
 Albumin, median (range), g/dL4.40 (2.20-5.40)
 INR, median (range)1.00 (0.90-2.40)
 WBC, median (range), /mm36500 (2700-18900)
 Hemoglobin, mean (SD), g/dL13.13 (1.58)
 Platelet, mean (SD), x109/L220.00 (63.60)
 Creatinine, mean (SD), mg/dL1.14 (1.61)

kPa: Kilopascal; BMI: Body mass index; HBeAg: Hepatitis B e antigen;
AST: Aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: Alanine aminotransferase; ULN: Upper limit of normal;
ALP: Alkaline phosphatase; INR: International normalized ratio.