Different Cutpoints for Transient Elastography Lead To Different Associations with Cirrhosis

2017 Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology In Press;

Our results illustrate the sensitivity of odds ratios to the transient elastography cutpoint used to define cirrhosis. Given problems with cutpoints, we recommend regression analysis with a continuous or ordinal-outcome model to obtain a summary across the variation.

Pubmed : 29174788