Current status of diagnosis and treatment of hepatic echinococcosis
Memmet Mihmanli, Ufuk Oguz Idiz, Cemal Kaya, Uygar Demir, Ozgur Bostanci, Sinan Omeroglu, Emre Bozkurt, Department of General Surgery, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, 34371 Istanbul, Turkey
Author contributions: Mihmanli M and Idiz UO contributed equally to this work, generated the figures and wrote the manuscript; Kaya C, Demir U, Bostanci O, Omeroglu S and Bozkurt E contributed to the writing of the manuscript; Mihmanli M designed the aim of the editorial and wrote the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Memmet Mihmanli, MD, Professor, Department of General Surgery, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Halaskargazi Caddesi, 34371 Istanbul, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: April 27, 2016
Peer-review started: April 28, 2016
First decision: June 16, 2016
Revised: June 21, 2016
Accepted: July 11, 2016
Article in press: July 13, 2016
Published online: October 8, 2016