Tumour necrosis factor-alpha levels in hepatitis B virus-related chronic active hepatitis and liver cirrhosis and its relationship to Knodell and Child-Pugh scores


Kiki İ., Yılmaz O., Erdem F., Gündogdu M., DEMİRCAN B. , Bilici M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.60, no.9, pp.1075-1079, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1742-1241.2006.00936.x
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1075-1079

Abstract

Although both chronic active hepatitis-B (CAH-B) and liver cirrhosis (LC) are characterised by various degrees of inflammation and hepatocyte necrosis, in advanced stage cirrhosis, marked fibrosis develops and inflammation and tissue necrosis diminishes.