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Criteria of Kaneda et al for Predicting Severe Hepatic Fibrosis and Cirrhosis in a Patient with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Based on Serum Hyaluronic Acid Concentration and Platelet Count

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Kaneda et al used 2 blood tests to identify a patient with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease who may have hepatic fibrosis or cirrhosis. These can be used to monitor a patient over time without the need for needle biopsy of the liver. The authors are from Tokyo Women's Medical University.

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