Prognostic Value of Plasma Level of Superoxide Dismutase in HBV-Related Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

BMC Gastroenterol.

Reactivation of HBV and elevated oxidative stress caused by discontinuation of ETV treatment are crucial factors in the pathogenesis of HBV-ACLF. Plasma level of SOD may serve as a useful biomarker in estimating disease severity and predicting outcomes of HBV-ACLF patients who stop ETV treatment.