The Value of Circulating Nogo-B for Evaluating Hepatic Functional Reserve in Patients with Cirrhosis
Clinical data of hepatic cirrhotic patients.
Etiology (chronic hepatitis B infection/alcoholic cirrhosis/PBC)
Child-Pugh category (A/B/C)
Degrees of esophageal and gastric varices (absent/small/large)‡
Total bilirubin (μmol/L)
Data are presented as the range or as the number of patients. Esophageal and gastric varices were diagnosed by esophagogastroduodenoscopy, Doi: 10.1002/hep.21907. PLT was analyzed in 203 patients who were without splenic embolization and splenectomy. ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; INR: international normalized ratio; PBC: primary biliary cirrhosis; PLT: platelet.
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