Concentrations of connective tissue growth factor in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Association with liver fibrosis


Çolak Y. , Senates E., Coskunpinar E., Oltulu Y. M. , Zemheri E., Öztürk O., et al.

DISEASE MARKERS, cilt.33, ss.77-83, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3233/dma-2012-0907
  • Dergi Adı: DISEASE MARKERS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.77-83

Özet

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between the histological fibrosis stage of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and serum connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) to determine the usefulness of this relationship in clinical practice.