Macro- and microcirculation patterns of intrahepatic blood flow changes in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
Roland C Schelker, Christina Hart, Wolfgang Herr, Department of Internal Medicine III, Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital of Regensburg, 93051 Regensburg, Germany
Ana P Barreiros, Ernst-Michael Jung, Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Regensburg, 93051 Regensburg, Germany
Author contributions: Schelker RC conception and design, collection and/or assembly of data, analysis and interpretation, manuscript writing and revisions; Barreiros AP collection and/or assembly of data; Hart C manuscript writing and revisions; Herr W manuscript writing and revisions; Jung EM conception and design, analysis and interpretation, manuscript writing, final approval of manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Roland C Schelker, Department of Internal Medicine III, Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital of Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93051 Regensburg, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 26, 2016
Peer-review started: August 29, 2016
First decision: September 28, 2016
Revised: October 7, 2016
Accepted: October 30, 2016
Article in press: October 31, 2016
Published online: January 21, 2017