The video will discuss the liver function test explained, levels of SGOT/SGPT in alcoholic and non-alcoholic patients by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. In alcoholic liver disease, the SGOT levels will be less than 8 times the upper limit of normal level and SGPT will be less than 5 times the upper limit of normal levels. In non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, both SGOT and SGPT levels will increase by 4 times the upper limit of normal levels.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus