Chronic Liver Diseases
Another on-going pilot study is investigating the prevalence and aetiology of chronic liver diseases in Asella. For this study, patients attending the clinic will be screened for the presence of chronic liver disease using the transient elastography, a fast and non-invasive technique. The causes, risk factors and determinants for clinical progression in patients with chronic liver diseases in the region shall be investigated. Again, the study is accompanied by clinical training on the management of chronic liver diseases and associated complications.