Efficacy, effectiveness, and comparative effectiveness in liver disease

Authors

  • Hashem B. El-Serag M.D., M.P.H.,

    1. The Sections of Gastroenterology and Health Services Research at The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
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  • Jayant Talwalkar M.D., M.P.H,

    1. Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Division of Healthcare Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
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  • W. Ray Kim M.D., M.B.A.

    Corresponding author
    1. Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Division of Healthcare Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
    • Mayo Clinic (PL 6), 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55906
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  • Potential conflict of interest: Dr. El-Serag received grants from Bayer and Schering-Plough. He is also a consultant for Vertex. Dr. Talwalkar received grants from Salix and Merck.

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