Table 6

Apparent fibrosis rate falls between biopsy 1 and 2 as a function of the short duration between these times

IshakRate 0–1 (R1) (units/y)Fibrosis biopsy 1 (units/y)Rate 1–2 (R2) (units/y)Fibrosis biopsy 2 (units/y)
Untreated (n=93)
    Mean0.1471.940.0222.02
    SD0.241.820.7831.88
    Range0–1.30–6−2.35–3.460–6
Treated (n=44)
    Mean0.2182.89−0.1262.73
    SD0.221.860.781.86
    Range0–1.180–6−2.94–1.60–6