Liver diseases in developing countries

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Abstract

Liver diseases are an important and largely neglected health issue in low and middle income countries, which carry the highest burden. In this Topic Highlight, experts review hepatitis B and E, alcoholic liver disease, hepatic diseases in human immunodeficiency virus -infected individuals, hepatocellular carcinoma. Numerous gaps in our knowledge that need to be filled are outlined and feasible solutions to the several problems related to diagnosis and management of liver diseases in developing countries are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-67
Number of pages2
JournalWorld Journal of Hepatology
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Cirrhosis
  • Developing countries
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver diseases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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Liver diseases in developing countries. / Cainelli, Francesca.

In: World Journal of Hepatology, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2012, p. 66-67.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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