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Table 2 Histological scores [mean ± SD] according to Kleiner score in NAFLD patients

From: “Non alcoholic fatty liver disease and eNOS dysfunction in humans”

  Overall NAFL NASH p 95% CI
Steatosis [0–3] 1.8 ± 0.9 1.4 ± 0.7 2,1 ± 1.1 0.0122 −1.241/−0.159
Lobular Inflammation [0–2] 1.9 ± 1.0 0.9 ± 0.7 2.2 ± 1.2 0.0001 −1.881/−0.719
Hepatocellular Ballooning [0–2] 1.16 ± 0.7 0.7 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 1.1 0.0001 −1.688/−0.712
Fibrosis [0–4] 1.9 ± 0.9 0.5 ± 1.0 2.9 ± 0.9 0.0001 −2.926/−1.874
NAS*mean ± SD
(median/range)
4.7 ± 0.9
(4.5/2–11)
3.6 ± 1.2
(3.0/2–4)
6.9 ± 1.4
(6.5/5–11)
0.0001 −2.252/−1.348
  1. *NAFLD activity score: in parenthesis median and range