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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 48952
Country of Manuscript Source China
Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Meta-Analysis
Article Title Impact of small-for-size liver grafts on medium- and long-term graft survival in living donor liver transplantation: A meta-analysis
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Ka Wing Ma, Kelly Hiu Ching Wong, Albert Chi Yan Chan, Tan To Cheung, Wing Chiu Dai, James Yan Yue Fung, Wong Hoi She, Chung Mau Lo and Kenneth Siu Ho Chok
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Kenneth Siu Ho Chok, FRCS (Ed), Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong , China. Chok6275@hku.hk
Keywords Living donor liver transplantation; Small-for-size grafts; Small-for-size syndrome; Graft survival; ;
Core Tip Small-for-size grafts in living donor liver transplantation is associated with inferior medium-term but not long-term graft survival. Comparable long-term graft survival based on liver graft size shows that smaller grafts could be accepted for living donor liver transplantation with appropriate flow modulatory measures. Close follow-up for graft function is warranted within 3 years after transplantation.
Citation Ma KW, Wong KHC, Chan ACY, Cheung TT, Dai WC, Fung JYY, She WH, Lo CM, Chok KSH. Impact of small-for-size liver grafts on medium- and long-term graft survival in living donor liver transplantation: A meta-analysis. World J Gastroenterol 2019; 25(36): 5559-5568
Received
2019-05-15 03:15
Peer-Review Started
2019-05-15 03:55
To Make the First Decision
2019-06-17 00:38
Return for Revision
2019-06-21 01:30
Revised
2019-06-27 14:47
Second Decision
2019-08-02 10:15
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2019-08-07 09:36
Articles in Press
2019-08-07 09:36
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
2019-08-19 21:04
Typeset the Manuscript
2019-09-27 07:22
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Open Access This article is an open-access article which was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Assistant Editor Xiang Li
Science Editor Jia-Ping Yan
Reviewer Code 03727922, 03293832, 00054672, and 03755292
Editorial Director Ze-Mao Gong
Journal Chief Editor
Company Chief Editor Lian-Sheng Ma
Language Editor Donna Fox
Electronic Editor Yan-Liang Zhang
Responsible Electronic Editor Yan-Liang Zhang
Responsible Science Editor Ze-Mao Gong
Proofing Editorial Director Jin-Lei Wang
Proofing Editor-in-Chief Lian-Sheng Ma
Full Article (PDF) WJG-25-5559.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-25-5559.docx
Manuscript File FP6960_ce16_CE1MS_edit2.docx
Answering Reviewers 48952-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 48952-Audio core tip.m4a
Biostatistics Review Certificate 48952-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 48952-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 48952-Copyright license agreement.pdf
Peer-review Report 48952-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 48952-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 48952-Scientific editor work list.pdf