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VIDEO: Liver disease topics discussed at DDW include HCV, NAFLD, statins

May 12, 2017

CHICAGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, discusses the topics reviewed during a press conference involving several experts attending the meeting. Some of the key features of the meeting included new developments for treating hepatitis C, new data emerging on difficult to treat groups such as persons who inject drugs, and the industry’s focus on fatty liver disease.

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VIDEO: Liver disease topics discussed at DDW include HCV, NAFLD, statins

May 12, 2017
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