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International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 982–983 | Cite as

A critical appraisal of statistical pitfalls and clinical relevance of meta-analysis involving hepatitis C virus and sofosbuvir

  • Lucas Miyake OkumuraEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Critical Thinking Comparable Intervention Indirect Comparison Included Trial Sofosbuvir 
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Conflicts of interest

The author does not have any conflicts of interest.

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© Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij ter bevordering der Pharmacie 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Pharmacy DivisionHospital de Clínicas de Porto AlegrePorto AlegreBrazil

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