Brief Article
Copyright ©2010 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Dec 7, 2010; 16(45): 5710-5715
Published online Dec 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i45.5710
Table 2 Differences in parameters between progressors and non-progressors at initial biopsy
ProgressorsNon-progressorsP value
No.19 (14 with a 1-stage change; 5 with a 2-stage change)170.999
Age (yr)50520.621
SexMale 13Male 14> 0.050 (NS)
Female 6Female 3
ALT (IU/mL)92470.003
AST (IU/mL)100380.001
Platelets (× 109/L)2352430.956
Duration between biopsies (yr)440.200