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Alterations in carbohydrate metabolism associated with liver cirrhosis are characterized by a high serum insulin level and prolonged hyperglycemia on oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). We measured plasma glucose, immunoreactive insulin (IRI), and C-peptide immunoreactivity (CPR) levels during a 75-g OGTT before and after varices obliteration in 10(More)
OBJECTIVE:We evaluated the measurements of serum α-fetoprotein (AFP) and the protein induced by vitamin K absence (PIVKA-II) in 734 patients with chronic hepatitis (CH) and liver cirrhosis (LC) who had been followed-up for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).METHODS:Serum AFP and PIVKA-II were measured every month and abdominal ultrasonography(More)
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