International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2018)

Study of insulin like growth factor1 as a marker of severity of liver cirrhosis in upper Egypt patients


Dr. Hosny Abd El Kareem Younis, Dr. Mohmmed Mahmoud Noseer, Dr. Haithm Abdel Azeem Abdel Rahman, Hamdy Said Ahmed

Purpose: To assess the severity of the liver cirrhosis by measuring the level of insulin like growth factor 1 in the serum of the upper Egypt patients and controls.
Design: Cross section design.
Methods: One hundred patients with liver cirrhosis selected from out patients clinic of internal medicine department, Al-Azhar Assuit University hospital, twenty healthy individuals were being selected as a control group.
Results: Reported 24 months Study Of Insulin like Growth Factor1 as a marker of severity of liver cirrhosis in upper Egypt patients there is IGF 1 was significantly lower in child class C than child class B; also IGF 1 was significantly lower in child class B than class A.
Conclusion: IGF-1 can be used as an index for evaluating the severity of cirrhosis.
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Dr. Hosny Abd El Kareem Younis, Dr. Mohmmed Mahmoud Noseer, Dr. Haithm Abdel Azeem Abdel Rahman, Hamdy Said Ahmed. Study of insulin like growth factor1 as a marker of severity of liver cirrhosis in upper Egypt patients. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 5, Issue 4, 2018, Pages 141-143
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