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BACKGROUND Studies have revealed that resistin plays a role as an intrahepatic cytokine with proinflammatory activities. This study investigated the association between serum resistin and fibrosis severity and the possible marker role of resistin in the inflammatory process of chronic hepatitis B. METHODS In this study, 234 subjects with HBV infection(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the effects of FibroScan, aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase ratio (AAR), aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index (APRI), fibrosis index based on the 4 factor (FIB-4) and their combinations on liver fibrosis in patients with hepatitis B. METHODS 406 hospitalized patients with(More)
Treatment failure of surgically treated gastric cancer is attributed to the spread of gastric cancer cells into the abdominal cavity and lymphatic or hematogenic canals. In the present study, local injection of mitomycin C bound to activated carbon (M-CH) combined with i.p. hyperthermic hypo-osmolar infusion (IPHHOI) was intraoperatively administered to(More)
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