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Table 4 Rule in and rule out cut-offs of liver stiffness for prediction of clinically significant (≥10 mmHg) and severe (≥12 mmHg) portal hypertension

From: Liver and spleen transient elastography predicts portal hypertension in patients with chronic liver disease: a prospective cohort study

HVPG Method Cut-off, kPa Sensitivity, % Specificity, %
≥10 mmHg Liver TE 11.4 100 55.2
   21.9 74.4 100
≥12 mmHg Liver TE 12.1 100 50.0
   35.0 58.2 100
  1. HVPG hepatic venous pressure gradient, TE transient elastography
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