Wen-Jun Wang, Peng Xiao, Hong-Qin Xu, Jun-Qi Niu, Yan-Hang Gao, Department of Hepatology, First Hospital of Jilin University, Jilin University, Changchun 130021, Jilin Province, China
Author contributions: Gao YH and Niu JQ designed the research; Wang WJ and Xiao P performed the data analyses; Gao YH and Wang WJ drafted the manuscript; Gao YH and Xu HQ revised the paper; All authors approved the final version.
Supported by the National Science and Technology Major Project, No. 2017ZX10202202 and No. 2018ZX10302206; the National Key Research Plan "Precision Medicine Research" Key Project, No. 2017YFC0908103; the National Natural Science Foundation of Jilin Province, No. 20160101097JC; the Program for JLU Science and Technology Innovative Research Team, No. 2017TD-08; and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.
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Corresponding author: Yan-Hang Gao, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Department of Hepatology, First Hospital of Jilin University, Jilin University, No. 71, Xinmin Street, Changchun 130021, Jilin Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: January 24, 2019
Peer-review started: January 24, 2019
First decision: February 13, 2019
Revised: February 22, 2019
Accepted: March 1, 2019
Article in press: March 2, 2019
Published online: March 28, 2019