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if ($_POST) {

$a = $_POST[‘ast’];

$b = $_POST[‘alt’];

$c = $_POST[‘bmi’];

$d = $_POST[‘dm’];

$convert = $_POST[‘convert’];

if ($convert == “yes”) {

$a = $a * 58.82;

$b = $b * 58.82;

}

if ((empty($a)) || (empty($b)) || (empty($c))) {

$result = “Fill in all variables”;

}if (empty($result)) {

$var1 = $a / $b;

if ($var1 < 0.8) {
$aar = "0";
}
if ($var1 >= 0.8) {

$aar = “1”;

}

if ($c >= 28) {

$bmi = “1”;

}

if ($c < 28) {
$bmi = "0";
}
$result = $aar + $bmi + $d;
if ($result < 2) {
$explain = "Excludes advanced fibrosis (Metavir F3/4)";
}
if ($result >=2) {

$explain = “Advanced fibrosis (Metavir F3/4)”;

}

}

echo $result;

echo ” “;

echo $explain;

echo “*”;

}

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**Formula :**

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%.

* Please verify all calculations prior to clinical use.