Malnutrition negatively impacts the quality of life of patients with cirrhosis: An observational study
Gabriela Rojas-Loureiro, Elizabeth Pérez-Reyes, Fátima Higuera-de la Tijera, Liver Clinic, Gastroenterology Department, Hospital General de México “Dr. Eduardo Liceaga”, Mexico City 06720, Mexico
Alfredo Servín-Caamaño, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital General de México “Dr. Eduardo Liceaga”, Mexico City 06720, Mexico
Luis Servín-Abad, Gastroenterologist at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Lakeland, FL 33803, United States
Author contributions: Higuera-de la Tijera F was the guarantor and designed the study; Rojas-Loureiro G, Servín-Caamaño A and Pérez-Reyes E participated in the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; Higuera-de la Tijera F wrote the manuscript; Servín-Abad L reviewed the final manuscript and revised the article critically for important intellectual content; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by The Coordination of Research from Gastroenterology Department from Hospital General de México.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, provided verbal informed consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors involved in this manuscript [Gabriela Rojas-Loureiro, Alfredo Servín-Caamaño, Elizabeth Pérez-Reyes, Luis Servín-Abad, Fátima Higuera-de la Tijera] have no conflicting commercial, personal, political, intellectual or religious interests.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Fátima Higuera-de la Tijera, MD, MSc, Liver Clinic, Gastroenterology Department, Hospital General de México “Dr. Eduardo Liceaga”, Dr. Balmis 148, Mexico City 06726, Mexico. email@example.com
Received: August 13, 2016
Peer-review started: August 14, 2016
First decision: September 2, 2016
Revised: October 28, 2016
Accepted: December 7, 2016
Article in press: December 9, 2016
Published online: February 18, 2017