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Exploring the relationship between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and pancreatic cancer by computed tomographic survey: comment

  • Shih-Wei Lai
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Author contribution

S-WL: contributed to the conception of the article, initiated the draft of the article, and revised the article.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author discloses no conflicts of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by the author.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of MedicineChina Medical UniversityTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Family MedicineChina Medical University HospitalTaichungTaiwan

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