Direct acting antiviral therapy is curative for chronic hepatitis C/autoimmune hepatitis overlap syndrome
Farhad Sahebjam, Esther Nortey, Samuel H Sigal, Division of Gastroenterology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, United States
Cristina H Hajdu, Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, United States
Samuel H Sigal, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, United States
Author contributions: Sahebjam F and Sigal SH designed the report; Hajdu CH performed pathologic analysis; Nortey E acquired clinical data.
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Conflict-of-interest statement: Samuel H Sigal received research support from AbbVie and Gilead, consulting fees from AbbVie and Gilead, and was a member of the Gilead Speakers’ Bureau. The other authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Correspondence to: Samuel H Sigal, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 210th Street, Rosenthal 2, Bronx, NY 10467, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 29, 2015
Peer-review started: January 1, 2016
First decision: February 2, 2016
Revised: February 19, 2016
Accepted: March 9, 2016
Article in press: March 14, 2016
Published online: May 18, 2016