Association between Insulin-Like Growth Factor-‎‏ ‏‎1 and Severity ‎of Liver Disease in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis ‎

@inproceedings{ElToukhy2021AssociationBI,
  title={Association between Insulin-Like Growth Factor-‎‏ ‏‎1 and Severity ‎of Liver Disease in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis ‎},
  author={Naglaa El-Toukhy and Mohamed E. Khidr and Mona Youssef},
  year={2021}
}
Background and study aim: Liver cirrhosis is the end result of chronic liver disease and it is a dynamic process that ‎needs close monitoring to prevent its progression and complications. Insulin-like growth ‎factor-1 (IGF-1) is an anabolic hormone secreted mainly by the liver. The aim of this ‎study was to evaluate the serum IGF-1 level and its association with the severity of liver ‎disease in patients with liver cirrhosis‎‎. Method: ‎This study was conducted on 85 patients with liver… 

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