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World J Gastroenterol. Nov 7, 2018; 24(41): 4617-4621
Published online Nov 7, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i41.4617
Figure 1
Figure 1 Direct and indirect factors considered responsible for development of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease in chronic hepatitis C patients and the possible effect of hepatitis C virus clearance by direct-acting antiviral agents on cardiovascular outcomes. DAAs: Direct-acting antiviral agents; IR: Insulin resistance; OXS: Oxidative stress; LPS: Lipopolysaccharide (endotoxinemia).