Maryam Moini, Gastroenterohepatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz 71935-1311, Iran
Michael L Schilsky, Departments of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Surgery (Transplantation and Immunology), Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, CT 06520, United States
Eric M Tichy, Department of Pharmacy, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06510, United States
Author contributions: Moini M designed the work, collected data and wrote the paper; Schilsky ML and Tichy EM designed the work, collected data and revised the paper.
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Correspondence to: Maryam Moini, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterohepatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Nemazee Hospital, Zand Street, Shiraz 71935-1311, Iran. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 21, 2014
Peer-review started: October 21, 2014
First decision: November 27, 2014
Revised: December 23, 2014
Accepted: February 10, 2015
Article in press: February 12, 2015
Published online: June 8, 2015