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Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 53, Issue 6, pp 795–796 | Cite as

Potential clinical application of strain elastography in chronic liver diseases

  • Rui Huang
  • Jian Wang
  • Juan Xia
  • Yingying Hao
  • Chao Wu
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Funding

The study was supported from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81672025), Medical Science and Technology Development Foundation of Nanjing (ZDX16004 and YKK16118), Nanjing Science and Technology Development Plan (201503016), Jiangsu Provincial Medical Innovation Team (CXTDA2017005) and Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province for Young Scholar (BK20160121) and Nanjing Medical Science and Technique Development Foundation (QRX17121).

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© Japanese Society of Gastroenterology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui Huang
    • 1
  • Jian Wang
    • 1
  • Juan Xia
    • 1
  • Yingying Hao
    • 2
  • Chao Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Infectious DiseasesNanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical SchoolNanjingChina
  2. 2.Department of Intensive Care UnitNanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical SchoolNanjingChina

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