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Caracterización epidemiológica y clínica de la cirrosis hepatica en un centro regional del caribe colombiano: clínica general del norte. Enero 2012 a marzo 2017 / Epidemiological and clinical characterization of hepatic cirrhosis in a regional center of theColombian Caribbean: general clinic of the north. January 2012 to March 2017
Escorcia Charris, Edgardo Jose; Marrugo Balceiro, Wilson Rafael.
  • Escorcia Charris, Edgardo Jose; Clínica General del Norte. Barranquilla. CO
  • Marrugo Balceiro, Wilson Rafael; Clínica General del Norte. Barranquilla. CO
Biociencias ; 13(1): [17-30], 2018. graf, tab
Article in Spanish | LILACS, COLNAL | ID: biblio-969991
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RESUMEN
La cirrosis hepática es una de las enfermedades con mayor prevalencia y mortalidad en la población mundial; cuyas etiologías más importantes son de tipo alcohólica, virus de la hepatitis B y C, y esteatosis hepática no alcohólica; la caracterización epidemiológica y clínica, es fundamental para conocer la casuística actual del problema.Se presenta un estudio descriptivo trasversal retrospectivo, con el objetivo de caracterizar epidemiológicamente y clínicamente a los pacientes con diagnóstico de cirrosis hepática en un centro regional del Caribe Colombiano, que reciben atención en la Unidad de Gastroenterología y hepatología de la Clínica General del Norte, durante el periodo enero de 2012 a marzo de 2017.Se concluye que la etiología por virus de hepatitis C es la de mayor prevalencia en el medio local, le siguen en frecuencia el hígado graso no alcohólico, la hepatitis autoinmune, la cirrosis biliar primaria, el alcohol, viral hepatitis B y otras etiologías
ABSTRACT
Liver cirrhosis is one of the diseases with the highest prevalence and mortality in the world population; whose most important etiologies are of alcoholic type, hepatitis B and C viruses, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; The epidemiological and clinical characterization is fundamental to know the current casuistry of the problem. We present a retrospective cross-sectional descriptive study, with the objective of characterizing epidemiologically and clinically patients diagnosed with liver cirrhosis in a regional center of the Colombian Caribbean, who receive attention in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit of the General Clinic of the North, during the period from January 2012 to March 2017. It is concluded that the etiology due to hepatitis C virus is the most prevalent in the local environment, followed in frequency by non-alcoholic fatty liver, autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, alcohol, viral hepatitis B and other etiologies
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Full text: Available Index: LILACS (Americas) Limits: Humans Country/Region as subject: South America / Colombia Language: Spanish Journal: Biociencias Journal subject: Ciˆncias da Sa£de Year: 2018 Type: Article Affiliation country: Colombia Institution/Affiliation country: Clínica General del Norte/CO

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Full text: Available Index: LILACS (Americas) Limits: Humans Country/Region as subject: South America / Colombia Language: Spanish Journal: Biociencias Journal subject: Ciˆncias da Sa£de Year: 2018 Type: Article Affiliation country: Colombia Institution/Affiliation country: Clínica General del Norte/CO