Role of endoscopic ultrasound in liver disease: Where do we stand in 2017?
Hamzeh A Saraireh, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, United States
Mohammad Bilal, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, United States
Shailendra Singh, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, United States
Author contributions: Saraireh HA and Bilal M performed literature review and search; Saraireh HA wrote the initial manuscript which was edited by Bilal M; Bilal M wrote certain parts of the manuscript; Singh S was involved in editing the manuscript and provided expert opinion.
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Correspondence to: Shailendra Singh, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 7, 2017
Peer-review started: April 10, 2017
First decision: May 19, 2017
Revised: June 11, 2017
Accepted: July 21, 2017
Article in press: July 24, 2017
Published online: August 28, 2017