Volume : VIII, Issue : IV, April - 2019

STUDY OF CLINCO-ETIOLOGICAL PROFILE AND THE COMPLICATION PATTERN IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AT TERTIARY CARE CENTRE- A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS.

Dr. Viney Sambyal, Dr. Naveed Anjum Qureshi

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Introduction: Knowledge of etiology, mode of clinical presentation and pattern of development of complications of chronic liver disease will help in designing optimal and cost effective control measures of the disease. The present study was performed to find out etiology, mode of clinical presentation and pattern of development of complications in patients of chronic liver disease. Material and Methods: The study included 1350 patients of chronic liver disease over a of two years from January 2016 to December 2018; both indoor and outdoor were included. Detailed history, physical examination, clinical examination, abdominal ultrasound examination,and UGI Endoscopy were performed. Results: In present study, 56% patients belonged to age group of 20 to 40 years, 72.6% patients had history of abdominal distension (ascites), 56.3 % had jaundice and 47.4% had history of gastrointestinal bleeding. As clinical sign of hepatic failure and portal hypertension, loss of body hair and splenomegaly was reported in 40% and 41.5% patients respectively. Conclusion: As per the present study data, CLD was a common entity in North India with male preponderance and affecting mostly people of middle age group, which required immediate social and medical intervention.

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STUDY OF CLINCO-ETIOLOGICAL PROFILE AND THE COMPLICATION PATTERN IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AT TERTIARY CARE CENTRE- A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS., Dr.Viney Sambyal, Dr. Naveed Anjum Qureshi PARIPEX‾INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-4 | April-2019


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