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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2011, Article ID 759047, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/759047
Review Article

Determination of ADAMTS13 and Its Clinical Significance for ADAMTS13 Supplementation Therapy to Improve the Survival of Patients with Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis

1Third Department of Internal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo-cho, Kashihara, Nara 634-8522, Japan
2Department of Blood Transfusion Medicine, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara 634-8522, Japan
3Department of Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara 634-8522, Japan

Received 25 February 2011; Accepted 8 April 2011

Academic Editor: Deepak Amarapurkar

Copyright © 2011 Masahito Uemura 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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