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Association of an overhydrated state with the liver fibrosis and prognosis of cirrhotic patients

Kishino et al.
Used Parameters : ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : In Vivo

Background/Aim: A bioimpedance analysis (BIA) can indicate an overhydrated state as the extracellular water/total body water (ECW/TBW) value. This study aimed to assess the clinical significance of this value in patients with chronic liver diseases (CLDs). Patients and Methods: A total of 552 CLD patients who received a liver biopsy and underwent anthropometric assessment and BIA-based body composition analysis were enrolled. The association of the ECW/TBW value with the liver fibrosis and nutritional status was assessed …
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