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Protein turnover studies in the assessment of liver function

  • V. M. Rosenoer

Abstract

The characteristic electrophoretic pattern of the plasma proteins in cirrhosis of the liver, with the low concentration of serum albumin and raised concentration of globulins, has long suggested that the serum albumin concentration and the ratio of the concentrations of albumin to globulin could be considered as quantitative indices of liver function. Indeed, Post and Patek1 were able to relate the serum albumin level to prognosis in patients without ascites.

Keywords

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Synthesis Rate Albumin Concentration Active Chronic Hepatitis Serum Albumin Concentration 
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