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Eksp Klin Gastroenterol. 2011;(10):26-30.

[Syndrome of iron overload and its impact on the clinical course and risk of complications in patients with liver cirrhosis].

[Article in Russian]


The paper presents the results of a study of iron metabolism in 185 patients with cirrhosis of different etiologies. The frequency of iron deficiency in 28.6% of patients and the syndrome of iron overload - 18.9%. The gender and etiology of cirrhosis role in the frequency of occurrence of the syndrome of iron overload and iron deficiency. The iron metabolism disorders in relationship with the frequency of complicated cirrhosis, the severity of liver cirrhosis, according to Child-Pugh's grade of severity of liver disease, the severity of cytolytic syndrome.

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