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Table 4 Severity of disease according to child-pugh score

From: Treatment with pirfenidone for two years decreases fibrosis, cytokine levels and enhances CB2 gene expression in patients with chronic hepatitis C

    Child-pugh score  
Treatment No. patients Statistics Before After P value
< 2 years 6 Minimum 5 (A) 6 (A) 0.2
   Median 6.5 (A) 9 (B)  
   Maximum 10 (C) 9 (B)  
2 years 28 Minimum 5 (A) 5 (A) 0.8
   Median 5.5 (A) 6 (A)  
   Maximum 10 (C) 12 (C)  
Intention to treat 34 Minimum 5 (A) 5 (A) 0.6
   Median 6 (A) 6 (A)  
   Maximum 10 (C) 9 (B)