Liver transplantation and alcoholic liver disease: History, controversies, and considerations
Claudio Augusto Marroni, Sabrina Alves Fernandes, Lucas Homercher Galant, Guilherme Mariante-Neto, Ajacio Bandeira de Mello Brandão, Graduate Program in Medicine: Hepatology, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Porto Alegre 90430-080, RS, Brazil
Claudio Augusto Marroni, Alfeu de Medeiros Fleck Jr, Sabrina Alves Fernandes, Lucas Homercher Galant, Marcos Mucenic, Mario Henrique de Mattos Meine, Guilherme Mariante-Neto, Ajacio Bandeira de Mello Brandão, Liver Transplant Adult Group, Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre 90035-072, RS, Brazil
Sabrina Alves Fernandes, Nutrition at the Centro Universitário Metodista (IPA), Porto Alegre 90420-060, RS, Brazil
Author contributions: All authors reviewed and analyzed the literature and contributed to the writing of the manuscript; Marroni CA also provided the overarching intellectual input into the study design and edited the final version of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest. No financial support.
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Correspondence to: Claudio Augusto Marroni, MD, PhD, Professor, Graduate Program in Medicine: Hepatology, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Rua José Kanan Aranha, 102, Jardim Isabel, Porto Alegre 91760-470, RS, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 3, 2018
Peer-review started: April 4, 2018
First decision: April 27, 2018
Revised: May 23, 2018
Accepted: June 16, 2018
Article in press: June 16, 2018
Published online: July 14, 2018