BARD Score less than 2 has a strong NPV for advanced hepatic fibrosis associated with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (97%).
Explanation of Result :
A BARD score of 2-4 points was associated with F3 or F4 stages of fibrosis with an odds ratio of 17.333 (95% Cl; 3,639 – 82.558) and negative predictive value of 97%.
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