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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2015, Article ID 624596, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/624596
Review Article

Factors That Could Impact on Liver Fibrosis Staging by Transient Elastography

1Evandro Chagas National Institute of Infectious Disease (INI), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Laboratory of Clinical Research on STD/AIDS, Avenida Brasil 4365, 21040-900 Manguinhos, RJ, Brazil
2Institute of Health Research, Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG), Evidence Synthesis and Modelling for Health Improvement (ESMI), University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, St. Luke’s Campus, South Cloisters, EX1 2LU Exeter, UK

Received 31 July 2015; Revised 9 November 2015; Accepted 26 November 2015

Academic Editor: Umberto Cillo

Copyright © 2015 Hugo Perazzo 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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