[Plasma dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and urine steroid excretion in hepatic cirrhosis].

In the present study we evaluated the alterations of plasma levels of dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEA-S) and of steroid-derivatives urinary excretion in cirrhotic patients compared with normal controls. 107 patients have been studied: 45 affected by liver cirrhosis (22 males and 23 females) both in compensated and in ascitic state, and 62 healthy… CONTINUE READING