Alberto Ferrarese, Alberto Zanetto, Martina Gambato, Ilaria Bortoluzzi, Elena Nadal, Giacomo Germani, Marco Senzolo, Patrizia Burra, Francesco Paolo Russo, Gastroenterology/Multivisceral Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Padua University Hospital, 35128 PD Padua, Italy
Author contributions: Ferrarese A and Zanetto A equally contributed to create this manuscript; Ferrarese A, Zanetto A and Gambato M wrote the manuscript; Bortoluzzi I, Nadal E, Germani G, Senzolo M and Burra P retrieved articles and analyzed data; Russo FP edited the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Francesco Paolo Russo, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology/Multivisceral Transplant Unit, Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Padua University Hospital, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 PD Padua, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 7, 2015
Peer-review started: May 11, 2015
First decision: August 31, 2015
Revised: September 20, 2015
Accepted: November 19, 2015
Article in press: November 19, 2015
Published online: January 28, 2016