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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 564645, 12 pages
Review Article

Metabolic Factors and Chronic Hepatitis C: A Complex Interplay

Section of Gastroenterology, DiBiMIS, University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy

Received 29 April 2013; Accepted 29 June 2013

Academic Editor: Haruki Komatsu

Copyright © 2013 Fabio Salvatore Macaluso et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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