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Fig. 2 | Lipids in Health and Disease

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From: Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) levels are not associated with severity of liver disease and are inversely related to cholesterol in a cohort of thirty eight patients with liver cirrhosis

Fig. 2

PCSK9 in plasma of patients with liver cirrhosis. a PCSK9 levels in females (F) and males (M). b Correlation of hepatic vein plasma (HVP) and portal vein plasma (PVP) PCSK9. c Correlation of systemic vein plasma (SVP) and PVP PCSK9. d PCSK9 in SVP, HVP and PVP. e HVP PCSK9 in 31 patients with alcoholic and 3 patients with viral disease etiology. f HVP PCSK9 in 12 patients and 24 patients, respectively, where variceal bleeding or ascites were the major complication. *** p < 0.001

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