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AST to Platelet Ratio Index (APRI) for Predicting Fibrosis & Cirrhosis in Patient with Chronic Viral Hepatitis C (HCV)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with chronic viral hepatitis C for fibrosis and cirrhosis using the AST to platelet ratio index (APRI) and other models of Wai et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, laboratory tests, disease progression

ICD-10:

B18.2, K74.0, K74.6

Description:

Wai et al developed a number of models for predicting fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with chronic viral hepatitis C (HCV). The authors are from the University of Michigan

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