The evaluation of the use of 2D shear-wave ultrasound elastography in differentiation of clinically insignificant and significant liver fibrosis in pediatric age group


Akyuz M., Gurcan Kaya N., ESENDAĞLI G. , DALGIÇ B. , ÖZHAN OKTAR S.

ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00261-020-02844-5
  • Title of Journal : ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY
  • Keywords: Hepatic fibrosis, Pediatrics, Shear-wave elastography, METAVIR score, WFUMB GUIDELINES, RECOMMENDATIONS, CHILDREN, BIOPSY, STIFFNESS

Abstract

Objective To determine the accuracy of 2D shear-wave elastography (2D-SWE) in pediatric age group patients in differentiating clinically insignificant and significant liver fibrosis using METAVIR fibrosis scoring system as the gold standard.