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Effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Prevention of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission among Injecting Drug Users

Seyed-Moayed Alavian 1 , 2 , Alireza Mirahmadizadeh 3 , Mehdi Javanbakht 4 , Ali Keshtkaran 5 , Alireza Heidari 5 , Atefeh Mashayekhi 6 , Shima Salimi 2 and Mohammad Hadian 6 , *
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1 Baqiatallah Research Center for Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Baqiatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Middle East Liver Disease Center, Tehran, IR Iran
3 HIV/AIDS Research center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
4 Health Management and Economics Research Center, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Health Management and Social Development Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
6 Department of Health Economics, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: August 01, 2013, 13 (8); e12411
  • Published Online: August 17, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 22, 2013
  • Revised: June 29, 2013
  • Accepted: July 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.12411

To Cite: Alavian S, Mirahmadizadeh A, Javanbakht M, Keshtkaran A, Heidari A, et al. Effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Prevention of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission among Injecting Drug Users, Hepat Mon. 2013 ;13(8):e12411. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.12411.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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