International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | Bangladesh | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

Evaluation of Liver Size in Bangladeshi Adult Male & Female

Shamima Islam

Abstract: Liver size was determined in a non-selected population sample to find out regular and reference values and to study possible factors which can influence liver size. A total of 250 patients drom the Dhaka city (150 male and 100 female; age range, 18-35 years) under potential ultrasound inspection to determine their liver size. The average measured liver diameter SD was 14.0 +/- 1.6 cm (median), 14.3 cm, and 9.5-20.3 cm. Average size for male 14.5 +/- 1.5 cm; and average in female subjects, 13.6 +/- 1.6 cm). The results of the experimental analysis presented that the factors body mass index, body height, sex, age, and frequent alcohol consumption influence over liver size (male) measured at the midclavicular line.

Keywords: Liver, Ultrasonography, midclavicular line, palpation of liver, scratch test

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 941 - 945

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