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Table 1 Patient's characteristics

From: Comparison of ELF, FibroTest and FibroScan for the non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis

Characteristics Patients (n = 74)
Sex: 31 male/43 female patients
Age: mean±SD: 50 ± 13 years, median 50 years, range: 18-77 years
BMI: mean±SD: 25 ± 5 kg/m2, median: 25 kg/m2, range 17-36 kg/m2
AST: mean±SD: 42 ± 32 IU/L, median 31 IU/L, range: 21 - 207 IU/L
ALT: mean±SD: 56 ± 67 IU/L, median: 35.5 IU/L, range: 7 - 460 IU/L
GGT: mean±SD: 66 ± 79 IU/L, median: 39.5 IU/L, range 8 - 459 IU/L
Total bilirubin: mean±SD: 0.71 ± 0.42 mg/dL, median: 0.6 mg/dL, range: 0.2 - 2.4 mg/dL
Platelet count: mean±SD: 214 ± 75 × 103/mm3, median 226 × 103/mm3, range: 22-351 × 103/mm3
Histological Fibrosis stage  
F0 4 patients
F1 21 patients
F2 18 patients
F3 20 patients
F4 11 patients
  1. SD = standard deviation, pat. = patients; ULN = upper limit of normal. BMI = body mass index. AST = aspartate aminotransaminase. ALT = alanine aminotransaminase. GGT = gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase. Normal value ALT and AST: female <35 U/l, male: <50 U/l; GGT female: <39 U/l, male: <66 U/l