Tea L Laursen, Thomas D Sandahl, Konstantin Kazankov, Henning Grønbæk, Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N DK-8200, Denmark
Jacob George, Storr Liver Centre, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
Jacob George, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
Author contributions: Laursen TL, Sandahl TD, Kazankov K, George J, and Grønbæk H designed the study; Laursen TL wrote the paper and Sandahl TD, Kazankov K, George J, and Grønbæk H critically revised it; all authors approved the final manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: George J is supported by the Robert W Storr Bequest to the Sydney Medical Foundation, University of Sydney; a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Program Grant, No. APP1053206 and APP1149976) and Project grants, No. APP1107178 and APP1108422 and is on the advisory boards of Gilead, AbbVie, Novo Nordisk, MSD, Intercept, and Janssen; Grønbæk H received grants from the NOVO Nordisk Foundation, ‘‘Savværksejer Jeppe Juhl og hustru Ovita Juhls mindelegat”, AbbVie, and Intercept and is on the advisory board of Ipsen and Novartis; Laursen TL, Sandahl TD, and Kazankov K have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Corresponding author: Tea L Laursen, MD, PhD, Doctor, Research Associate, Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, 99 Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard, Entrance C, Level 1, C116, Aarhus N DK-8200, Denmark. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 31, 2020
Peer-review started: January 31, 2020
First decision: February 24, 2020
Revised: March 26, 2020
Accepted: May 30, 2020
Article in press: May 30, 2020
Published online: June 14, 2020