Basal and post-methionine serum homocysteine and lipoprotein abnormalities in patients with chronic liver disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Lipoprotein abnormalities are commonly found in chronic liver diseases (CLDs), particularly hypercholesterolemia in primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). However, affected patients may not be at increased risk of coronary heart disease. Cirrhotic patients display impaired methionine clearance, and an increased level of homocysteine, a methionine… (More)
DOI: 10.2310/6650.2001.33897

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