ETIOLOGY OF LIVER CIRRHOSIS IN DISTRICT BUNER, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA

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Noor Muhammad
Hammad Muhammad Khan
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9516-1533
Ayesha Jawaid
Mohsin Syed Ali Shah
Owais Muhammad Ali
Sayyed Mohsin Ali Shah
Saria Saeed

Abstract

Objective:


The aim of our study was to determine the most common cause of liver cirrhosis in district Buner.


 


Methodology:


This was retrospective cross-sectional study. Data was collected from patient’s record register from January 2016 till December 2018. A total of 203 patients were included in this study. Data was collected and entered and analyzed in IBM SPSS 23.


 


Results:


Out of 203 cases, 135(66.5%) were males and 68 (33.5%) were females. The main cause of cirrhosis was HCV (n=163, 80.3%) and HBV (n=27, 13.3%). Cryptogenic cirrhosis occurred in 9 cases (4.4%) while others were only 1% (n=2). HCV was more positive in males (n=108, 66.25%) than in females (n=55, 33.7%), this was statistically significant with a p value .022.


 


Conclusion:


We conclude with our study that HCV is major cause of Liver Cirrhosis in our patients. HCV is more common in males than in females. Cirrhosis occurs most commonly in 4th, 5th and 6th decades of life after being infected with HBV and HCV.


 


Keywords: Liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis C virus, Hepatitis B virus, Pakistan.


 

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Muhammad, N., Khan, H., Jawaid, A., Ali Shah, M., Ali, O., Ali Shah, S., & Saeed, S. (2020). ETIOLOGY OF LIVER CIRRHOSIS IN DISTRICT BUNER, KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA. Journal Of Medical Sciences, 28(4), 364-366. Retrieved from https://jmedsci.com/index.php/Jmedsci/article/view/774
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Author Biographies

Noor Muhammad, Kuwait Teaching Hospital

Associate Professor, Medicine

Hammad Muhammad Khan, Kuwait Teaching Hospital

House Officer

Ayesha Jawaid, Kuwait Teaching Hospital

House Officer

Mohsin Syed Ali Shah, Kuwait Teaching Hospital

House Officer

Owais Muhammad Ali, Kuwait Teaching Hospital

House Officer

Saria Saeed, Peshawar Medical College

Demonstrator, Anatomy Department.