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BARD Score

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BARD Score, BARD Scoring System

  • Indications
  1. Noninvasive Test for Evaluation for advanced fibrosis in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Criteria
  1. BMI: 28 or higher
    1. Score 1 point
  2. AST to ALT ration (AAR): 0.8 or higher
    1. Score 2 points
  3. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    1. Score 1 point
  • Interpretation
  1. BARD Score less than 2 has a strong Negative Predictive Value for advanced hepatic fibrosis associated with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Efficacy (for Total score 2 or higher)