有代謝綜合症的乙型肝炎病人

March 9, 2009 at 4:35 am | Posted in hepatitis B | Leave a comment
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中大醫學院的研究發現,患有代謝綜合症的乙型肝炎病人中,有兩成六人患有肝硬化;而沒有患代謝綜合症的乙肝病人中,只有一成一人有肝硬化。中大指,乙肝病人患有代謝綜合症的風險因素愈多,例如血壓高及中央肥胖等,患肝硬化的風險愈高,最高達四倍半。中大建議乙肝病人每半年進行一次超聲波檢查,盡早診斷代謝綜合症及用藥,以減低肝硬化及演變成肝癌的風險。研究在零六年至零八年進行,有一千四百多名乙型肝炎病人參與。

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