Significant cohort of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease with portal vein thrombosis in transplant waiting list
Metin Basaranoglu, Hakan Sentur, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University Faculty of Medicine, 34000 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Metin Basaranoglu, Division of Gastroenterology, TürkiyeYüksek Ihtisas Hospital, 06010 Sihhiye, Ankara
Ali Ebag Demirbag, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, TürkiyeYüksek Ihtisas Hospital, 06010 Sihhiye, Ankara
Sonia M Najjar, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research (CeDER), University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Toledo, OH 43614, United States
Author contributions: Basaranoglu M was involved in the study concept and design; study supervision, data acquisition, analysis and interpretation; drafting of the manuscript; critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; raising fund; and providing administrative, technical, and material support; Demirbag AE performed statistical analysis; Najjar SM critically analyzed and reviewed data analysis and interpretation, and provided critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; Sentürk H approved the final version of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Metin Basaranoglu, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University Faculty of Medicine, Adnan Menderes Bulvarı Vatan Caddesi, 34000 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey. email@example.com
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Received: November 15, 2015
Peer-review started: November 16, 2015
First decision: December 18, 2015
Revised: January 15, 2016
Accepted: February 23, 2016
Article in press: February 24, 2016
Published online: March 8, 2016