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Table 5 Summary of correct classification rates (%) and score/grade discrepancy (2 bottom lines).

From: Comparison of accuracy of fibrosis degree classifications by liver biopsy and non-invasive tests in chronic hepatitis C

  Liver biopsy FibroMeter Fibrotest Fibroscan
    2G 3G       
Population # 1 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 3 4
Pathologist Local a Expert - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metavir FM staging 52.2/64.4 82.2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Binary diagnosis b 77.1/85.9 91.4 75.3 78.1* 75.2 77.7 75.5 77.9* 74.0 76.8 74.2 74.5* 71.3 75.2 73.7 75.2
Fibrosis class classification c - - 76.3 74.9* 68.7 68.2 89.0 86.9* 77.1 83.4 34.3 37.9* 42.5 33.5 64.9 50.7
Discrepancy score d 0.55/0.40 0.17 0.30 0.30 0.36 0.38 0.11 0.14 0.23 0.17 0.86 0.84 0.86 0.92 0.50 0.64
Significant discrepancy (%) e 7.3/4.9 0.0 5.6 4.6 5.7 6.0 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.9 17.2 18.2 21.3 22.2 12.9 12.3
  1. Results are presented according to different classifications and diagnostic means in the 4 populations with hepatitis C.
  2. a The first figure refers to the expert as reference and the second to the consensus reading as reference
  3. b for significant fibrosis; results indicated with * were provided by a previous study [8]
  4. c by blood test; results indicated with * were provided by a previous study [8]
  5. d Mean
  6. e ≥ 2 FM stage