Selection of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma for liver transplantation: Past and future
Arturo Soriano, Aranzazu Varona, Rajesh Gianchandani, Modesto Enrique Moneva, Javier Arranz, Antonio Gonzalez, Manuel Barrera, Liver Transplantation Unit, University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, Santa Cruz, 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Author contributions: Soriano A and Barrera M designed the research; Varona A, Moneva ME, Arranz J and Gonzalez A performed the research; Soriano A and Gianchandani R wrote the paper; Soriano A, Varona A, Gianchandani R, Moneva ME, Arranz J, Gonzalez A and Barrera M reviewed the article and provided final approval.
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Correspondence to: Manuel Barrera, MD, Chief, Liver Transplantation Unit, University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, Santa Cruz, Ctra del Rosario n 145, 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 29, 2015
Peer-review started: May 8, 2015
First decision: October 21, 2015
Revised: November 18, 2015
Accepted: December 8, 2015
Article in press: December 11, 2015
Published online: January 8, 2016