Hepatocellular carcinoma in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: Current knowledge and implications for management
George Cholankeril, Sanjaya K Satapathy, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN 38104, United States
Ronak Patel, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Montgomery Health Center, Montgomery, AL 36116, United States
Sandeep Khurana, Division of Gastroenterology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA 30912, United States
Author contributions: Cholankeril G was responsible for drafting the article, critical revision of the article and approval of the article; Patel R was responsible for drafting the article, critical revision of the article and approval of the article; Khurana S was responsible for critical revision of the article, intellectual input, and approval of the article; Satapathy SK was responsible for the concept/design, drafting the article, critical revision of the article and approval of the article.
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Correspondence to: Sanjaya K Satapathy, MBBS, MD, DM, FACG, FASGE, Associate Professor of Surgery Transplant Hepatologist, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 1211 Union Avenue, Suite 340, Memphis, TN 38104, United States. email@example.com
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Received: July 29, 2016
Peer-review started: July 31, 2016
First decision: September 8, 2016
Revised: February 25, 2017
Accepted: March 14, 2017
Article in press: March 14, 2017
Published online: April 18, 2017