Table 7

Liver histological findings according to LSM, clinical and biological data and causes of liver disease

LSM values (kPa)SexAge (years)BMI (kg/m2)GGT (ULN)ALT (ULN)Platelet count (109/l)Causes of liver diseaseFibrosis score*Activity scoreSteatosis (%)
8 ≤LSM >13 (n=18)
LSM ≥13 (n=9)
  • Data on 27 individuals undergoing liver biopsy out of 89 subjects with LSM ≥8 kPa.

  • * According to the Metavir score in the case of viral hepatitis and to the Brunt score in the case of NAFLD or ALD.

  • ALD, alcoholic liver disease; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; BMI, body mass index; GGT, γ-glutamyltranspeptidase; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; LSM, liver stiffness measurement; NAFLD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; PBC, primary biliary cirrhosis; ULN, upper limit of normal values.