Recommendations for the use of chemoembolization in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: Usefulness of scoring system?
Xavier Adhoute, Paul Castellani, Herve Perrier, Marc Bourliere, Department of Hepatology, Hopital Saint-Joseph, 13285 Marseille, France
Guillaume Penaranda, Laboratoire Alphabio, Hôpital Européen, 13003 Marseille, France
Author contributions: Adhoute X and Perrier H collected data; Penaranda G performed statistical analyzes; Adhoute X, Bourliere M, Castellani P and Penaranda G analyzed data; Adhoute X and Bourliere M wrote the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Xavier Adhoute, Department of Hepatology, Hopital Saint-Joseph, 26 boulevard Louvain, 13285 Marseille, France. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 27, 2014
Peer-review started: August 28, 2014
First decision: September 19, 2014
Revised: October 2, 2014
Accepted: November 27, 2014
Article in press: November 27, 2014
Published online: March 27, 2015