Diabetes mellitus is an independent prognostic factor for major liver-related outcomes in patients with cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis C.

@article{Elkrief2014DiabetesMI,
  title={Diabetes mellitus is an independent prognostic factor for major liver-related outcomes in patients with cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis C.},
  author={L Elkrief and Pascale Chouinard and Noelle Bendersky and David Hajage and B{\'e}atrice Larroque and G{\'e}rard Babany and Blaise K Kutala and Claire Francoz and Nathalie Boyer and Richard Moreau and François Durand and Patrick Marcellin and Pierre-Emmanuel Rautou and Dominique Charles Valla},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={823-31}
}
UNLABELLED In patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC), cirrhosis is associated with age, gender, diabetes, alcohol abuse, and coinfection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis B virus (HBV). The effect of these factors on the outcome of cirrhosis is unknown. This study in CHC patients with cirrhosis aimed to assess the influence of these factors on decompensation, liver transplantation, and death. Consecutive patients with CHC and cirrhosis hospitalized between January 1, 2006… CONTINUE READING
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