Table 3

Multivariate analysis of independent prediction of silent liver fibrosis

Odds ratio

95% Confidentialinterval

P-value


Laboratory variables

Gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase, IU/L

1.009

0.953, 1.068

0.757

Cumulative dose of medications, mg

Leflunomide (53 patients)

1.000

1.000, 1.000

0.007

Prednisolone (89 patients)

1.000

1.000, 1.000

0.547


Lee et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R232   doi:10.1186/ar4075

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