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Table 1 Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) patient cohort and liver biopsies

From: Chronic cholestasis detection by a novel tool: automated analysis of cytokeratin 7-stained liver specimens

Number of patients 318
Number of patients, male 182 (63%)
Age at diagnosis in years, mean, (range) 34.9 (10–75)
Duration of disease (years) at liver biopsy, mean (range) 3.26 (0–25)
Stage of fibrosis (Metavir, 0–4) in liver specimen, mean, (range) 1 (0–4)
Biopsies with stage 0 (Metavir) fibrosis, % 44.75
Biopsies with stage 1 (Metavir) fibrosis, % 24.59
Biopsies with stage 2 (Metavir) fibrosis, % 19.14
Biopsies with stage 3 (Metavir) fibrosis, % 8.33
Biopsies with stage 4 (Metavir) fibrosis, % 3.19
Plasma ALP (U/l) levels ±3 months from liver biopsy, mean ± SD, (range) 216.75 ± 198.38 (42–1514)