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BAAT Score for Septal Fibrosis in Overweight Patient

Purpose:

To identify an overweight patient who is at risk for septal fibrosis in a liver biopsy using the BAAT scoreof Ratzui et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E66

Description:

The BAAT score (BMI, age, ALT, triglycerides) of Ratzui et al can help to identify an overweight patient at risk for septal fibrosis on liver biopsy. The authors are from Hopital Pitie Salpetriere and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Unite in Paris.

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