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Outcomes of abdominal surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis
Juan C Lopez-Delgado, Josep Ballus, Francisco Esteve, Nelson L Betancur-Zambrano, Vicente Corral-Velez, Rafael Mañez, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Intensive Care Department, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
Juan C Lopez-Delgado, Francisco Esteve, Rafael Mañez, IDIBELL (Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica Bellvitge, Biomedical Investigation Institute of Bellvitge), Research Team of Area of Innate Immunity and Pathology of the Critical Patient, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08908 Barcelona, Spain
Antoni J Betbese, Joan A Roncal, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Intensive Care Department, 08041 Barcelona, Spain
Casimiro Javierre, Physiological Sciences II Department, Universitat de Barcelona, Campus Bellvitge, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
Author contributions: Lopez-Delgado JC, Ballus J, Esteve F and Mañez R wrote the paper and performed the research; Betbese AJ, Roncal JA and Javierre C wrote part of the paper and reviewed it for final remarks; all authors approved the final version of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflict of interest to report.
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Correspondence to: Juan C Lopez-Delgado, MD, PhD, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Intensive Care Department, C/Feixa Llarga s/n. 08907, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 15, 2015
Peer-review started: June 19, 2015
First decision: September 9, 2015
Revised: October 30, 2015
Accepted: December 14, 2015
Article in press: December 14, 2015
Published online: March 7, 2016