Skeletal Muscle Parameters in Computed Tomography and Outcome in Liver Cirrhosis
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The principal aim of this study is to analyse L3-SMI (skeletal muscle index) in a cohort of patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt), and compare the prognostic power with TPMT (transverse psoas muscle thickness). Furthermore, the role of myosteatosis, determined in CT by L3-SMI and MRI will be studied.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with liver cirrhosis of any etiology and CT scan available