Interferon-free regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C virus in liver transplant candidates or recipients
Evangelos Cholongitas, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School of Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, 54642 Thessaloniki, Greece
Chrysoula Pipili, Division of Nephrology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
George Papatheodoridis, Department of Gastroenterology, Athens University Medical School, Laiko General Hospital of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
Author contributions: Cholongitas E and Pipili C performed the literature search, wrote the first draft of the manuscript and approved the final version; Papatheodoridis GV wrote and edited the final draft of the manuscript and approved the final version.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Cholongitas E: advisor/consultant/sponsored lectures for Bristol- Myers Squibb, Gilead, Novartis; Pipili C: none; Papatheodoridis GV: grant/research support from Abbvie, Bristol- Myers Squibb, Gilead, Janssen, Roche; advisor/consultant for Abbvie, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Novartis, Roche; sponsored lectures for Abbvie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Novartis, Roche; Data Safety Management Board for Gilead.
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Correspondence to: Evangelos Cholongitas, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School of Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, 49, Konstantinopoleos Street, 54642 Thessaloniki, Greece. email@example.com
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Received: March 14, 2015
Peer-review started: March 16, 2015
First decision: May 18, 2015
Revised: May 27, 2015
Accepted: July 18, 2015
Article in press: July 18, 2015
Published online: August 28, 2015