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Fig. 3 | 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. 3

Associations of PCSK9 with Child-Pugh and MELD score and complications of liver cirrhosis. a PCSK9 in hepatic vein plasma (HVP) of patients stratified for Child-Pugh scores. b Correlation of HVP PCSK9 with the MELD score. c HVP PCSK9 in patients without (No), little, modest and massive ascites. d HVP PCSK9 in patients without, with small and large varices. e PCSK9 in the three compartments before and shortly after TIPS

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