Therapeutic efficiency of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells for liver fibrosis: A systematic review of in vivo studies
Zaid Al-Dhamin, Ling-Di Liu, Dong-Dong Li, Si-Yu Zhang, Shi-Ming Dong, Yue-Min Nan, Department of Traditional and Western Medical Hepatology, Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University & Hebei Key Laboratory of Mechanism of Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Liver Disease, Shijiazhuang 050051, Hebei Province, China
Author contributions: Al-Dhamin Z and Nan YM designed the work, performed the extensive literature search, and drafted the manuscript; Al-Dhamin Z and Liu LD analyzed and interpreted the data; Al-Dhamin Z, Zhang SY, and Dong SM provided important intellectual content by generating the figures and tables; Al-Dhamin Z and Li DD reviewed and edited the manuscript; Nan YM revised the work critically and approved the final version to be published.
Supported by Key Research and Development Program of Hebei Province, No. 19277779D; and The Program of Introduce International Intelligence of Hebei Province.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Yue-Min Nan, MD, PhD, Director, Doctor, Professor, Department of Traditional and Western Medical Hepatology, Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University & Hebei Key Laboratory of Mechanism of Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Liver Disease, No. 139 Ziqiang Road, Shijiazhuang 050051, Hebei Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: August 21, 2020
Peer-review started: August 21, 2020
First decision: October 18, 2020
Revised: October 31, 2020
Accepted: November 13, 2020
Article in press: November 13, 2020
Published online: December 21, 2020