Serum hyaluronic acid as a predictor of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection.

@article{Nath2011SerumHA,
  title={Serum hyaluronic acid as a predictor of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection.},
  author={Nemai Chandra Nath and M Atiar Rahman and Md Masudur Rahman Khan and Md Sharif Hasan and Tareq M Bhuiyan and Md. Nazmul Hoque and Md. Mohsin Kabir and Arun K Raha and Bakhat Jahan},
  journal={Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={614-9}
}
Chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Several studies investigated the diagnostic and prognostic value of some biochemical markers to detect the hepatic fibrosis and found a correlation between serum markers and hepatic fibrosis. Among them serum hyaluronic acid (HA) has been identified as a potential… CONTINUE READING