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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 7, 2010; 16(13): 1577-1586
Published online Apr 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i13.1577
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study hepatic metabolism in diffuse liver diseases, diabetes and cancer
Pieter C Dagnelie, Susanne Leij-Halfwerk
Pieter C Dagnelie, Susanne Leij-Halfwerk, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Author contributions: Dagnelie PC designed the paper, wrote the introduction, discussion and conclusions as well as the sections on liver metabolism in patients with diabetes and patients with a distant malignant tumor, and carried out the final editing of the manuscript; Leij-Halfwerk S co-designed and co-edited the paper and wrote the sections on MRS in diffuse and chronic liver disease, viral hepatitis and HIV, alcohol abuse, and other liver diseases.
Correspondence to: Pieter C Dagnelie, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands.
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Received: February 25, 2010
Revised: March 22, 2010
Accepted: March 29, 2010
Published online: April 7, 2010
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