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Author Topic: Cirrhosis Linked to Increased COVID-19 Mortality Rate  (Read 182 times)

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Cirrhosis Linked to Increased COVID-19 Mortality Rate
« on: December 07, 2020, 10:42:09 am »
In a North American multicenter cohort study, researchers found that people with cirrhosis and COVID-19 were similarly likely to die when compared with those with cirrhosis alone. On the other hand, they were more likely to die compared with individuals with COVID-19 alone. These results were published in the journal Gut.

“In patients with COVID-19, underlying cirrhosis should be considered a high-risk comorbid condition,” study author Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, and his colleagues, wrote.

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