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Early detection of liver damage in Mexican patients with chronic liver disease

Body Composition Assessment
R Torres-Valadez et al.
Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Mexico

Journal : Journal of Translational Internal Medicine

Methods In 578 patients, chronic liver disease based on etiology was diagnosed by clinical and laboratory tests. Liver damage was evaluated with TE (FibroScan®), while its association with biochemical parameters was performed using the logistic regression tests. Results Overall, the main etiologies of liver damage were hepatitis C virus (HCV)(37%), alcoholic liver disease (ALD)(33%) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)(26%). Patients were 40 to 50 years of age. ALD and hepatitis B prevailed in men, whereas HCV and NASH …
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