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Table 2 Comparison of TE, ALBI, ALBI-PLT, and PALBI in patients with small and large esophageal varices

From: Prediction of esophageal varices in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis using albumin-bilirubin, platelets-albumin-bilirubin score, albumin-bilirubin-platelets grade, and GAR

 Esophageal varicesp
SmallLarge
N = 132N = 71
Transient elastography (kPa)30.84 ± 12.68
29(17.1)
33.33 ± 14.18
29.8 (14.7)
0.44#
ALBI score− 1.92 ± 0.83
− 2.08(1.1)
− 1.29 ± 0.57
− 1.47(0.7)
0.001#
ALBI-PLT score3.89 ± 0.92
4(0.5)
4.18 ± 0.78
4(1)
0.039#
PALBI score− 2.24 ± 0.55
− 2.34 (0.7)
− 1.80 ± 0.43
− 1.9 (0.5)
0.001#
GAR1.63 ± 1.64
1.08(1.37)
1.54 ± 1.61
0.86(1.02)
0.535#
  1. #Mann-Whitney test. Data are represented as mean ± standard deviation and median (interquartile range) for data out of normal distribution