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Is Bariatric Surgery Safe in Cirrhotics?

Roger Wu 1 , Jorge Ortiz 1 , * and Ramsey Dallal 1
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1 Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: February 01, 2013, 13 (2); e8536
  • Published Online: February 25, 2013
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: October 11, 2012
  • Accepted: December 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.8536

To Cite: Wu R, Ortiz J, Dallal R. Is Bariatric Surgery Safe in Cirrhotics?, Hepat Mon. 2013 ;13(2):e8536. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.8536.

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