Estrogen Receptor Alpha Expression and Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1b: A Clinicopathological Study

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To Cite : Cengiz M, Ozenirler S, Yılmaz G. Estrogen Receptor Alpha Expression and Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1b: A Clinicopathological Study, Hepat Mon. 2014 ;14(9):e21885. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.21885.
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Abstract
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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