Clinical Utility of Simple Fibrosis Markers in Prediction of Oesophageal Varices in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients with Advanced Fibrosis
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Oesophageal varices (OV) are the most common complication of liver cirrhosis. However, no available data exist on the prevalence and the laboratory predictors of OV in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) Egyptian patients with bridging fibrosis or cirrhosis. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the frequency of OV in these patients and to assess whether simple non-invasive serum fibrosis ... Read more