M. A. Chhutto, A. H. Mugheri, A. H. Phulpoto, I. A. Ansari, A. Shaikh, B. A. Shaikh
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Association of Adverse Outcomes in Patients with Cirrhosis Presented with COVID-19

M. A. Chhutto, A. H. Mugheri, A. H. Phulpoto, I. A. Ansari, A. Shaikh, B. A. Shaikh



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ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the association of adverse outcomes in term of mortality in patients with cirrhosis presented with coronavirus disease.

Study Design: Retrospective/observational study

Place and Duration of Study: Department of Medicine, Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana from 1st March 2019 to 31st December 2020.

Methodology: Two hundred and twenty covid-19 patients of both genders with or without chronic liver disease were enrolled in this study. Patients were categorized in to two groups. Group A (with cirrhosis 60 patients) and group B (without cirrhosis 60 patients). Outcomes in term of mortality between both groups were examined.

Results: There were 38 (63.33%) males and 22 (36.67%) were females with mean age 46.14±8.44 years in group A while in group B, 40 (66.67%) and 20 (33.33%) patients were males and females with mean age 45.26±9.34 years. Patients with cirrhosis had high mortality rate as compared to patients without cirrhosis (33.33% Vs 13.33%) with p-value 0.0001.

Conclusion: A significant association of adverse outcomes was found in cirrhotic patients with coronavirus disease.

Keywords: Chronic Liver Disease, Corvid-19, Mortality



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