Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology
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March-April 2015 | Vol 21 | Issue  2     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
 
 
Editorial
The acceptability of screening for colorectal cancer in Saudi Arabia: Myths busted
Nasser A. N. Alsanea
In this issue of the Journal, the authors of "Effect of public knowledge, attitudes, and behavior on willingness to undergo colorectal cancer screening using the health belief model," tried to identif...
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Special Communication
SASLT position statement on the direct-acting antiviral agents for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection
Abdullah S Alghamdi, Adel Alqutub, Faisal Abaalkhail, Faisal M Sanai, Hamdan Alghamdi, Ibrahim Altraif, Khalid A Alswat, Mohammed Y Alghamdi, Mohammed A Babatin, Faleh Z Alfaleh
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of cirrhosis, liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) worldwide, making it a major public health issue. Based on prevalence estimates, th...
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Review Article
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Noninvasive methods of diagnosing hepatic steatosis
Rasha AlShaalan, Murad Aljiffry, Said Al-Busafi, Peter Metrakos, Mazen Hassanain
Hepatic steatosis is the buildup of lipids within hepatocytes. It is the simplest stage in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). It occurs in approximately 30% of the general population and as muc...
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