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Abstract

PREVALENCE OF RISK FACTORS ASSOSCIATED WITH LIVER DISORDERS IN A TERITIARY CARE HOSPITAL: A PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

*Yelle. Prashanth Kumar, Thirumani Neethu and Dr. Rudra Dinesh

ABSTRACT

Aim: To compare the Prevalence of liver disorders and risk factors in a representative sample of people living in Karimnagar region. Methods: The current study is Prospective Observational Study conducted over a period of six months at Chalmeda Anandarao Institute Of Medical Sciences, Abhinav Gastro and Liver Centre, SRR Gastro and Liver Centre. The focus of this study is on the risk factors associated with Liver Disorders. Data was collected from 236 subjects with Liver Disorders through structured questionnaire. Results were analysed using Microsoft Excel 2010. Results: Results revealed that in our study of Liver Disorders highest impact was seen in Males of age group 41-60 with (35.16%) of frequency and infrequent in young age group 12-20 with (0.84%). Out of 236 cases 152 were attributed to Fatty Liver, 25 to Hepatitis, 23 to Jaundice, 16 to Hepatomegaly, 14 to ALD and 6 to Liver Abscess. The major risk factor observed was consumption of Alcohol (65.25%), Exposure to Toxins (11.01%), Consumption of Contaminated Food (10.16%), Viral Infections (6.77%) Blood transfusions (3.38%), Drug Abuse (3.38%). Conclusion: Alcohol is the major risk factor of Liver Disorder that was observed in our study period in Karimnagar region.

Keywords: Prevalence, Liver disorders, Observational study, Alcohol consumption.


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