Significance of multivisceral resections in oncologic surgery: A systematic review of the literature
Giorgi Nadiradze, Can Yurttas, Alfred Königsrainer, Philipp Horvath, Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Tübingen, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Tübingen 72076, Germany
Philipp Horvath, National Center for Pleura and Peritoneum, Tübingen 72076, Germany
Author contributions: Nadiradze G and Yurttas C contributed equally to this work. Königsrainer A initiated the study and approved the final version of the manuscript; Nadiradze G and Yurttas C participated in developing the manuscript and approved the final version of the manuscript. Horvath P led the literature research, abstracted and analyzed the data and developed the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Philipp Horvath, MD, Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Tübingen, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Hoppe-Seyler-Strasse 3, Tübingen 72076, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 20, 2019
Peer-review started: March 20, 2019
First decision: May 16, 2019
Revised: June 7, 2019
Accepted: June 16, 2019
Article in press: June 17, 2019
Published online: June 30, 2019