Clinical analysis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after living-donor liver transplantation
Gun Hyung Na, Tae Ho Hong, Young Kyoung You, Dong Goo Kim, Department of Surgery, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul 137-701, South Korea
Country of Manuscript Source: South Korea
Author contributions: Na GH designed, performed the study, collected data, analyzed data, and wrote the paper; Hong TH and You YK designed the study; Kim DG designed, performed the study, analyzed data.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the Catholic Medical Center.
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to give informed consent to the study because the analysis used anonymous clinical data that were obtained after each patient agreed to treatment by written consent. For full disclosure, the details of the study are published on the home page of the Catholic Medical Center.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest or financial associations to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Dong Goo Kim, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Surgery, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-701, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: March 2, 2016
Peer-review started: March 4, 2016
First decision: April 14, 2016
Revised: April 26, 2016
Accepted: May 23, 2016
Article in press: May 23, 2016
Published online: July 7, 2016