Current management of hepatocellular carcinoma: An Eastern perspective
Hyung Joon Yim, Sang Jun Suh, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan-si 425-707, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Soon Ho Um, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 136-705, South Korea
Author contributions: Um SH designed the study, outlined the draft, and supervised the overall project; Yim HJ wrote and organized the manuscript; Suh SJ searched reference materials and contributed to the writing of the manuscript.
Supported by Grants from Korea Healthcare Technology R&D Project, Ministry of Health and Welfare, South Korea, No. HI10C2020 (partly); and Korea University Research Grant (partly).
Conflict-of-interest: The authors do not have any conflicts to report.
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Correspondence to: Soon Ho Um, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, 126-1 Anam-dong 5-ga, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 136-705, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: August 21, 2014
Peer-review started: August 23, 2014
First decision: October 29, 2014
Revised: December 11, 2014
Accepted: February 12, 2015
Article in press: February 13, 2015
Published online: April 7, 2015