Liver stiffness is associated with disease severity and worse clinical scenarios in coronavirus disease 2019: A prospective transient elastography study


Demirtas C. O. , Keklikkiran C., Ergenc I., Erturk Sengel B., Eskidemir G., Cinel I., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijcp.14363
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE

Abstract

Background Pre-existing chronic liver disease is currently considered a poor prognostic factor for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The present study aimed to investigate the association of liver stiffness measurement (LSM) with disease severity and clinical course of COVID-19.