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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 510764, 7 pages
Clinical Study

Melatonin Levels in Serum and Ascitic Fluid of Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy

1Department of Gastroenterology, Medical University of Lodz, 1 Haller’s Square, 90-647 Lodz, Poland
2Department of Neuroendocrinology, Medical University of Lodz, 1/3 Sterlinga street, 91-425 Lodz, Poland
3Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Lodz, 141/143 Pomorska street, 90-237 Lodz, Poland

Received 16 August 2012; Accepted 4 December 2012

Academic Editor: Paolo Gionchetti

Copyright © 2012 Cezary Chojnacki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • C. Chojnacki, E. Walecka-Kapica, A. Stepien, M. Pawlowicz, P. Wachowska-Kelly, and J. Chojnacki, “Serum and ascitic fluid serotonin levels and 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid urine excretion in the liver of cirrhotic patients with encephalopathy,” Advances in Medical Sciences, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 251–256, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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