Viral Hepatitis
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World J Gastroenterol. Oct 15, 2004; 10(20): 2963-2966
Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2963
Impact of cigarette smoking on response to interferon therapy in chronic hepatitis C Egyptian patients
A. El-Zayadi, Osaima Selim, H. Hamdy, A. El-Tawil, Hanaa M. Badran, M. Attia, A. Saeed
A. El-Zayadi, H. Hamdy, Departments of Tropical Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Osaima Selim, Department of Clinical Pathology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
A. El-Tawil, Department of Pathology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Hanaa M. Badran, Department of Hepatology, National Liver Institute, Menoufeya, Egypt
M. Attia, Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
A. Saeed, Cairo Liver Center, Giza, Egypt
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the work.
Correspondence to: Professor A. El-Zayadi, Cairo Liver Center, 5 El-Gergawy St., Dokki, Giza, Egypt.
Telephone: +202-7603002 Fax: +202-7481900
Received: February 3, 2004
Revised: February 14, 2004
Accepted: March 13, 2004
Published online: October 15, 2004
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