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DAAs and long-term clinical outcome in hepatitis C: the panacea for all diseases still does not exist

The American Journal of Gastroenterologyvolume 113pages12511266 (2018) | Download Citation

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  1. VII Department of Infectious Disease and Immunology, Ospedali dei Colli P. O. D. Cotugno, Naples, Italy

    • Alessandro Perrella MD, PhD
  2. Liver Unit, King’s College medical School University, London, UK

    • Alessandro Perrella MD, PhD
  3. Gastroenterology Unit, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Naples, Italy

    • Luca Rinaldi MD
  4. Hepatology Unit, AORN Hospital A. Cardarelli, Naples, Italy

    • Alfonso Galeota-Lanza MD
  5. I Division Infectious Disease, Ospedali dei Colli P. O. D. Cotugno, Naples, Italy

    • Antonio Izzi MD

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Dr Alessandro Perrella accepts full responsibility for the conduct of the study, having access to the data, and being able to control the decision to publish.

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Dr Alessandro Perrella planned and conducted the study, Dr Luca Rinaldi drafted the manuscript, Dr Alfonso Galeota-Lanza drafted the manuscript, and Dr Antonio Izzi drafted the manuscript.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0062-3