Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma - factors influencing outcome and disease-free survival
René Fahrner, Felix Dondorf, Michael Ardelt, Yves Dittmar, Utz Settmacher, Falk Rauchfuß, Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Jena University Hospital, 07740 Jena, Germany
Author contributions: Fahrner R, Settmacher U and Rauchfuß F designed the review; Fahrner R, Dondorf F, Ardelt M, Dittmar Y and Rauchfuß F performed the review; Fahrner R, Settmacher U and Rauchfuß F analyzed the data; Fahrner R and Rauchfuß F wrote the paper; Dondorf F, Ardelt M, Dittmar Y and Settmacher U revised the paper.
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Correspondence to: Falk Rauchfuß, MD, MSc, Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Jena University Hospital, 07740 Jena, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 28, 2015
Peer-review started: May 5, 2015
First decision: July 13, 2015
Revised: August 4, 2015
Accepted: September 14, 2015
Article in press: September 14, 2015
Published online: November 14, 2015