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Publication Name World Journal of Hepatology
Manuscript ID 85836
Country Germany
Category Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Liver disease epidemiology and burden in patients with alterations in plasma protein metabolism: German retrospective insurance claims analysis
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Nils Picker, May Hagiwara, Severin Baumann, Ed G Marins, Thomas Wilke, Kaili Ren, Ulf Maywald, Chitra Karki and Pavel Strnad
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Corresponding Author Pavel Strnad, MD, Professor, Medical Clinic III, Gastroenterology, Metabolic Diseases and Intensive Care, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, 30 Pauwelsstraße, Aachen 52074, Germany. pstrnad@ukaachen.de
Key Words Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; Epidemiology; Germany; Liver diseases; Retrospective study
Core Tip This was a retrospective analysis of anonymized, patient-level, insurance claims data from a German health insurance provider (AOK PLUS), which demonstrated that a diagnosis of alterations in plasma protein metabolism (APPM) (E88.0) in patients with liver disease was associated with a substantial burden and higher rate of liver disease progression compared with patients with liver disease but without APPM. To enable accurate diagnosis and inform disease management, it is important to have specific diagnostic codes that differentiate between genetic liver disease and liver manifestations from other causes.
Citation Picker N, Hagiwara M, Baumann S, Marins EG, Wilke T, Ren K, Maywald U, Karki C, Strnad P. Liver disease epidemiology and burden in patients with alterations in plasma protein metabolism: German retrospective insurance claims analysis. World J Hepatol 2023; 15(10): 1127-1139
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ISSN 1948-5182 (online)
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