Liver transplantation is beneficial regardless of cirrhosis stage or acute-on-chronic liver failure grade: A single-center experience
Eduardo Cervantes-Alvarez, PECEM, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City 14080, Mexico
Eduardo Cervantes-Alvarez, Nathaly Limon-de la Rosa, Osvely Mendez-Guerrero, David Kershenobich, Aldo Torre, Nalu Navarro-Alvarez, Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City 14080, Mexico
Mario Vilatoba, Department of Trasplant, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City 14080, Mexico
Nalu Navarro-Alvarez, Department of Molecular Biology, Universidad Panamericana School of Medicine, Mexico City 03920, Mexico
Nalu Navarro-Alvarez, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO 80045, United States
Author contributions: Cervantes-Alvarez E and Navarro-Alvarez N envisioned the study and wrote the manuscript; Cervantes-Alvarez E, Limon-de la Rosa N and Mendez-Guerrero O supported the data collection and made the formal analysis; Navarro-Alvarez N, Kershenobich D, Vilatoba M, Torre A, Limon-de la Rosa N, Mendez-Guerrero O and Cervantes-Alvarez E reviewed and edited the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Research Ethics Committee of Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán (GAS-2368-17-20).
Informed consent statement: Requirement of informed consent was waived due to the observational nature of this study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
Data sharing statement: The data that support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author upon reasonable request.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement—checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement—checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Nalu Navarro-Alvarez, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Vasco de Quiroga #15, Mexico City 14080, Mexico. email@example.com
Received: April 25, 2022
Peer-review started: April 25, 2022
First decision: May 30, 2022
Revised: June 21, 2022
Accepted: September 21, 2022
Article in press: September 21, 2022
Published online: October 28, 2022