SERUM FERRITIN AS A PREDICTOR OF EARLY MORTALITY IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND ITS RELATION TO MELD SCORE

@inproceedings{Kesavadas2018SERUMFA,
  title={SERUM FERRITIN AS A PREDICTOR OF EARLY MORTALITY IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND ITS RELATION TO MELD SCORE},
  author={Suresh Moothezhathu Kesavadas and Sreenath Sreenivasan and Neethu Suresh and Santhosh Kumar Thulaseedharan Saraswathy},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Orthotopic liver transplantation is the only definitive treatment for end-stage liver disease. Liver transplant waiting list mortality remains a major concern. Hence, it is important to have early predictors of mortality in end-stage liver disease. Aims and Objectives1. To assess the level of serum ferritin in chronic liver disease and its role as a predictor of early mortality. 2. To compare serum ferritin level in patients with chronic liver disease to Modified End-Stage Liver… CONTINUE READING

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