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Non-invasive diagnostic assessment tools for the detection of liver fibrosis in patients with suspected alcohol-related liver disease
Project title: Non-invasive diagnostic assessment tools for the detection of liver fibrosis in patients with suspected alcohol-related liver disease
Call to action: 14/99 HTA Technology Assessment Reports
Research type: Evidence Synthesis
Chief investigator: Professor Matt Stevenson
Lead Author: Professor Matt Stevenson
Contractor: The University of Sheffield
Started: December 2009 | Status: Published February 2012
Study found that no conclusive results can be provided on the cost-effectiveness of four non-invasive tests for liver fibrosis [the Enhanced Liver Fibrosis Test, FibroTest and FibroMAX and transient elastography (FibroScan)] in patients suspected of having alcohol-related liver disease.
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