Gastroenterology

Liver disease-related mortality etiology differs by Hispanic subgroups




Among the three largest Hispanic population subgroups, researchers found high levels of heterogeneity in chronic liver disease-related mortality patterns, according to a recently published study.
“The amalgamation of Hispanic sub-groups into one composite group may mask significant differences in mortality associated with the specific etiology of chronic liver disease in the Hispanic sub-groups,” Donghee Kim, MD, PhD, from Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues wrote. “Studying one Hispanic subgroup may fail to capture the true burden of chronic

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