Serum lipid profile in alcoholic cirrhosis: A study in a teaching hospital of north-eastern India

@inproceedings{Phukan2013SerumLP,
  title={Serum lipid profile in alcoholic cirrhosis: A study in a teaching hospital of north-eastern India},
  author={Jyoti Prakash Phukan and Anuradha Sinha and Jatindra Prasad Deka},
  booktitle={Nigerian medical journal : journal of the Nigeria Medical Association},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Alcoholic cirrhosis is often associated with impaired lipid metabolism. However, there are only a few studies regarding lipid profile in alcoholic cirrhosis that have been undertaken in India. The aim of the study is to assess the degree of alteration of serum lipid profile in alcoholic cirrhotic patients and also to detect its relationship with the age of the patients and the alcohol consumption pattern. PATIENTS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted in a teaching… CONTINUE READING

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