Hepatitis C eradication with sofosbuvir leads to significant metabolic changes
Amilcar L Morales, Hepatology Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 78234, United States
Amilcar L Morales, Zachary Junga, Maria Sjogren, Dawn Torres, Manish B Singal, Gastroenterology Service, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889, United States
Zachary Junga, Department of Internal Medicine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889, United States
Author contributions: Morales AL designed the study; Morales AL and Junga Z collected and analyzed the data, and drafted the manuscript; Singla MB performed statistical analysis and manuscript review; Sjogren M and Torres D revised the manuscript for important intellectual content, and help with development of the manuscript and study design; all authors have read and approved the final version to be published.
Institutional review board statement: The study protocol was reviewed and approved by the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was not provided by patients. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Institutional Review Board provided a waiver of informed consent authorizing the use of de-identified patient data for research purpose.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest to report.
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Correspondence to: Amilcar L Morales, MD, Transplant Hepatology Staff, Hepatology Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Dr, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, United States. email@example.com
Received: August 15, 2016
Peer-review started: August 23, 2016
First decision: September 6, 2016
Revised: September 26, 2016
Accepted: October 22, 2016
Article in press: October 24, 2016
Published online: December 18, 2016