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The Clinical Significance of Serum Apoptotic Cytokeratin 18 Neoepitope M30 (CK-18 M30) and Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2) Levels in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients with Cirrhosis

Sua Sumer 1 , * , Nazlim Aktug Demir 2 , Servet Kölgelier 3 , Ahmet Cagkan Inkaya 4 , Abdullah Arpaci 5 , Lütfi Saltuk Demir 6 and Onur Ural 1
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1 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Selcuk University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
2 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Adiyaman State Hospital, Adiyaman, Turkey
3 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Adiyaman University, Faculty of Medicine, Adiyaman, Turkey
4 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
5 Department of Biochemistry, Adiyaman University, Faculty of Medicine, Adiyaman, Turkey
6 Public Health Management Center, Konya, Turkey
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: June 01, 2013, 13 (6); e10106
  • Published Online: June 26, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 3, 2013
  • Revised: April 8, 2013
  • Accepted: May 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.10106

To Cite: Sumer S, Aktug Demir N, Kölgelier S, Cagkan Inkaya A, Arpaci A, et al. The Clinical Significance of Serum Apoptotic Cytokeratin 18 Neoepitope M30 (CK-18 M30) and Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2) Levels in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients with Cirrhosis, Hepat Mon. 2013 ; 13(6):e10106. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.10106.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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