Table 2

 Cut off values of liver stiffness according to fibrosis stage for a positive predictive value of at least 90%

Moderate (F⩾2)Severe (F⩾3)Cirrhosis (F = 4)
PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value; PLR, positive likelihood ratio.
Cut off7.212.517.6
PPV909091
NPV528092
Sensitivity646577
Specificity859597
PLR4.213.728.4