Original Article
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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 28, 2013; 19(8): 1219-1229
Published online Feb 28, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i8.1219
NAFLD fibrosis score: A prognostic predictor for mortality and liver complications among NAFLD patients
Sombat Treeprasertsuk, Einar Björnsson, Felicity Enders, Sompongse Suwanwalaikorn, Keith D Lindor
Sombat Treeprasertsuk, Sompongse Suwanwalaikorn, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Einar Björnsson, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the National University Hospital of Iceland, IS121 Reykjavik, Iceland
Felicity Enders, Biostatistics and Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, United States
Keith D Lindor, Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85004, United States
Author contributions: Treeprasertsuk S designed and performed the experiments, analysed data, wrote the manuscript; Björnsson E critially revised the manuscript; Enders F performed statistical analysis and interpreted data; Suwanwalaikorn S edited the manuscript; Lindor KD suggested the study concept and were also involved in editing the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Sombat Treeprasertsuk, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, 4 Rama Road, Pathumwan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand. battan5410@gmail.com
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Received: September 26, 2012
Revised: November 1, 2012
Accepted: November 21, 2012
Published online: February 28, 2013
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