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BACKGROUND Hepatitis G virus can cause chronic infection in man but the role of this agent in chronic liver disease is poorly understood. Little is known about the relation of another newly discovered agent, the TT virus, with chronic liver disease. AIM To investigate the rate of infection with hepatitis G virus and TT virus in patients with cryptogenic(More)
Background/Aims: Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is an emerging clinical problem among the obese population. However, risk factors of progression to advanced forms of liver disease in this particular group of patients remain to be defined. Methods: The demographics and clinical and histologic features of 46 obese patients were evaluated. The intrahepatic(More)
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