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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 14, 2013; 19(22): 3375-3384
Published online Jun 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i22.3375
What about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as a new criterion to define metabolic syndrome?
Giovanni Tarantino, Carmine Finelli
Giovanni Tarantino, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, 80131 Naples, Italy
Giovanni Tarantino, Fondazione Pascale, Cancer Research Center of Mercogliano, 83013 Mercogliano, Italy
Carmine Finelli, Center of Obesity and Eating Disorders, Stella Maris Mediterraneum Foundation, Chiaromonte, 80035 Potenza, Italy
Author contributions: Authors equally contributed to drafting the paper.
Correspondence to: Giovanni Tarantino, Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.
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Received: November 8, 2012
Revised: January 16, 2013
Accepted: January 23, 2013
Published online: June 14, 2013
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