Assessment of liver disease in patients with chronic hepatitis C and unhealthy alcohol use
Daniel Fuster, Xavier García-Calvo, Paola Zuluaga, Robert Muga, Department of Internal Medicine, Addiction Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Badalona 08916, Spain
Ferran Bolao, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Bellvitge, Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona 08907, Spain
Author contributions: Fuster D and García-Calvo X performed the literature review; Fuster D drafted the initial version of the manuscript; Muga R and García-Calvo X revised the initial version of the manuscript and provided feed-back and suggestions; all authors revised and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Supported by Institute of Health Carlos III, No. RETICS RD16/0017/0003, No. PI17/00174, and No. PI20/00883; Institute of Health Carlos III, Juan Rodes Program, No. JR20/00016; Institute of Health Carlos III, Sara Borrell Program, No. CD19/00019; Institute of Health Carlos III, Physician Intensification Program, No. INT19/00026; National Plan on Drugs, Spain, No. 2018/020, and No. 2020/024, Spain; and Autonomous Government of Catalonia, Spain, Consolidated Research Group, No. 2017-SGR-316.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflict declared.
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Corresponding author: Daniel Fuster, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Addiction Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Carretera de Canyet s/n, Badalona 08916, Spain. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 9, 2021
Peer-review started: February 9, 2021
First decision: February 27, 2021
Revised: March 11, 2021
Accepted: May 10, 2021
Article in press: May 10, 2021
Published online: June 21, 2021