Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 54, Issue 5, pp 476–477 | Cite as

Response to the letter by Sumida et al. regarding our manuscript “Evaluation of ballooned hepatocytes as a risk factor for future progression of fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease”

  • Keisuke KakisakaEmail author
  • Yuji Suzuki
  • Yudai Fujiwara
  • Tamami Abe
  • Miki Yonezawa
  • Hidekatsu Kuroda
  • Kazuyuki Ishida
  • Tamotsu Sugai
  • Yasuhiro Takikawa
Letter to the Editor


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hepatology, Department of Internal medicineIwate Medical UniversityMoriokaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Molecular Diagnostic PathologyIwate Medical UniversityMoriokaJapan

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