SARS-CoV-2 Induced Liver Injury: Incidence, Risk Factors, Impact on COVID-19 Severity and Prognosis in Different Population Groups

A comprehensive review published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology provides insights into the incidence, mechanisms, and implications of liver injury (LI) in COVID-19 patients. The study emphasizes that while the liver is not the primary organ driving COVID-19 mortality, liver function test (LFT) abnormalities are commonly observed, especially in moderate and severe cases. Key Findings: This study underscores the importance of considering liver health in COVID-19 management and highlights the need for further research to understand the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on liver function​​​​. Read More: https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v29/i16/2397.htm