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., ...More

DISEASE MARKERS, vol.33, no.2, pp.77-83, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/dma-2012-0907
  • Title of Journal : DISEASE MARKERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-83

Abstract

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.