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FIB-4 Score for Evaluating Hepatic Fibrosis in Patient with Chronic Viral Hepatitis C

Purpose:

To identify a patient with chronic viral hepatitis C who is at risk for significant fibrosis using the FIB-4 score of Sterling et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

other testing, disease progression

ICD-10:

K74.0, B18.2, B23.0

Description:

Sterling et al reported the FIB-4 score for evaluating hepatic fibrosis in a patient coinfected with with chronic viral hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV. It was derived from the APRICOT database. It has been used to evaluate patients infected with HCV alone.

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