[Hungarian consensus guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of B, C, and D viral hepatitis]

2012 Orvosi Hetilap 153, 10 (375-394)

Abstract: [...] The guidelines stress [...] the applicability of transient elastography as an acceptable alternative to liver biopsy [...].
Throughout the document, FibroScan is proposed as one of the criteria to initiate treatment in HBV patients with a proposed cut-off of 6 kPa corresponding to a METAVIR fibrosis stage of F2 or more and in HCV patients with a cut-off of 12 kPa for Knodell fibrosis score of F3-F4.

Pubmed : 22370225