Neoplastic Effects of Endogenous Alcohol in Carcinogenesis Process of Hepatocarcinoma

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  •   Aurelian Udristioiu

  •   Adina Martin

  •   Liviu Martin

  •   Alexandru Giubelan

  •   Daniela Udristioiu

  •   Dan Malaescu

  •   Papurica Maria Daniela

  •   Delia Nica-Badea

  •   Dan Ungureanu

Abstract

Introduction: Based on the grim statistics, the mortality of alcoholic liver disease was in last years the high in the undeveloped countries but and in developed countries in the statistic compared with last years.


Aim: Scope of this work was to discover the patients diagnosed with alcoholic cirrhosis which in time was transformed in Hepatocellular Carcinoma, (HCT) by continue abuse alcohol and which presented, at a previous medical control, with the diagnosis of steatohepatitis after the chronic abuse of alcohol.


Methodology: The retrospective study consisted of 180 patients, adult men (mean age 55 years) and females (mean age = 48) hospitalized and investigated for alcoholic liver diseases. From total cases investigated, 54 cases (30% from of cases admitted in hospital, meaning 27 men and 17 women), which were diagnosed with alcoholic liver cirrhosis in last 5-7 years but in next medical controls were discovered liver cancers in the 6.1% percent.


Results: The majority of patients with uncompensated liver cirrhosis, (70%), have had elevated AST in average 66 U/L value, (N= 5-38U/L). Also, they have had an AST/ALT ratio 1.36, (N = 1.33) and ratio TGP/TGO = 0.95. In the liver carcinogenesis process the report AST/ALT increased in 2.64 value and ratio TGP/TGO decreased in 0.67 value.


Conclusions: The active and rational lifestyle is an essential element in preventing the process of carcinogenesis. Liver disease it's not just how much you drink, but how and when you drink. The treatment of severe alcoholic hepatitis will be necessary in all alcoholic liver diseases centers to prevent hepatic cancer disease.


Keywords: Alcoholic liver disease, cytokines, nutrition, steroids, transplantation

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Udristioiu, A., Martin, A., Martin, L., Giubelan, A., Udristioiu, D., Malaescu, D., Daniela, P. M., Nica-Badea, D., & Ungureanu, D. (2022). Neoplastic Effects of Endogenous Alcohol in Carcinogenesis Process of Hepatocarcinoma. European Journal of Clinical Medicine, 3(3), 21–25. https://doi.org/10.24018/clinicmed.2022.3.3.203