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Accuracy of Hyaluronic Acid Level for Predicting Liver Fibrosis Stages in Patients With Hepatitis C Virus

Conclusion: In the validation set, HA was accurate in predicting significant fibrosis, severe fibrosis, and cirrhosis with AUCs of 0.73, 0.77, and 0.97, respectively. Moreover, accurate HA level cut-offs were defined for predicting significant fibrosis, severe fibrosis, and cirrhosis. Thus, the study supports that HA level may be clinically useful as a non-invasive marker for liver fibrosis and/or cirrhosis.


http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/528269
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This is good stuff. Thanks.

Here's a link about HA:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyaluronan

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thanks for those new articles!
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