Normal serum aminotransferase concentration and risk of mortality from liver diseases: prospective cohort study.

@article{Kim2004NormalSA,
  title={Normal serum aminotransferase concentration and risk of mortality from liver diseases: prospective cohort study.},
  author={Hyeon Chang Kim and Chung Mo Nam and Sun Ha Jee and Kwang Hyub Han and Dae Kyu Oh and Il Woo Suh},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2004},
  volume={328 7446},
  pages={983}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between the normal range of serum aminotransferase concentration and mortality from liver disease. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Korea Medical Insurance Corporation study with eight years' follow up. PARTICIPANTS 94,533 men and 47,522 women aged 35-59 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Mortality from liver diseases according to death certificate. RESULTS There was a positive association between the aminotransferase concentration, even within… CONTINUE READING

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