Safety of hepatitis B virus core antibody-positive grafts in liver transplantation: A single-center experience in China
Ming Lei, Lu-Nan Yan, Jia-Yin Yang, Tian-Fu Wen, Bo Li, Wen-Tao Wang, Hong Wu, Ming-Qing Xu, Zhe-Yu Chen, Yong-Gang Wei, Department of Liver Surgery, Liver Transplantation Center, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Lei M and Yan LN conceived and designed the study; Lei M and Yang JY analyzed the data; Lei M and Yan LN drafted the manuscript; Yan LN and Yang JY critically revised the manuscript; Yang JY, Wen TF, Li B, Wang WT, Wu H, Xu MQ, Chen ZY and Wei YG acquired the data and provided technical support; all authors have read and approved the final version to be published.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the West China Hospital of Sichuan University.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from all participants.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare no conflicts of interest related to this article.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Lu-Nan Yan, MD, Professor, Department of Liver Surgery, Liver Transplantation Center, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, 37 Guoxuexiang, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 9, 2018
Peer-review started: November 12, 2018
First decision: December 7, 2018
Revised: December 8, 2018
Accepted: December 13, 2018
Article in press: December 13, 2018
Published online: December 28, 2018