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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 23, Issue 4, Pages 273-278
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/369703
Original Article

Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Patients Are ‘Spared’ from the Metabolic Syndrome but Not from Insulin Resistance. A Comparative Study of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Hepatitis C Virus-Related Steatosis

Amedeo Lonardo,1 Stefano Ballestri,1 Luigi E Adinolfi,2 Enrico Violi,1 Lucia Carulli,1 Silvia Lombardini,1 Federica Scaglioni,1 Matteo Ricchi,1 Giuseppe Ruggiero,1 and Paola Loria1

1Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Endocrinologia e Geriatria, Modena, Italy
2Università degli Studi di Napoli, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Napoli, Italy

Received 23 June 2008; Accepted 25 November 2008

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How to Cite this Article

Amedeo Lonardo, Stefano Ballestri, Luigi E Adinolfi, et al., “Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Patients Are ‘Spared’ from the Metabolic Syndrome but Not from Insulin Resistance. A Comparative Study of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Hepatitis C Virus-Related Steatosis,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 273-278, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1155/2009/369703.