Is the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio associated with liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B?


KEKİLLİ M., Tanoglu A., Sakin Y. S. , Kurt M., Ocal S., Bagci S.

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.21, no.18, pp.5575-5581, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i18.5575
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.5575-5581
  • Keywords: Chronic hepatitis B, Liver fibrosis, Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, Fibrotic stage, Inflammatory activity, Non-invasive marker, LONG-TERM MORTALITY, HEPATOCELLULAR-CARCINOMA, PREOPERATIVE NEUTROPHIL, NONINVASIVE MODELS, TISSUE INHIBITOR, SERUM MARKERS, PREDICTION, TESTS, METALLOPROTEINASE-1, INFLAMMATION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

AIM: To determine the association between the neutrophil to lymphocyte (N/L) ratio and the degree of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection.