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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 15942
Country of Manuscript Source Saudi Arabia
Received
2014-12-18 10:23
Peer-Review Started
2014-12-18 21:07
To Make the First Decision
2015-01-22 16:44
Return for Revision
2015-01-30 16:53
Revised
2015-02-12 17:31
Second Decision
2015-03-25 16:50
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2015-03-27 14:01
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-04-17 15:44
Articles in Press
2015-04-17 16:20
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
Typeset the Manuscript
2015-07-02 10:07
Publish the Manuscript Online
2015-07-14 12:17
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Liver transplantation for hepatitis B virus: Decreasing indication and changing trends
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Waleed Al-hamoudi, Hussien Elsiesy, Abdulrahman Bendahmash, Nasser Al-masri, Safiyya Ali, Naglaa Allam, Mohammed Al Sofayan, Hamad Al Bahili, Mohammed Al Sebayel, Dieter Broering, Sammy Saab and Faisal Abaalkhail
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Waleed Al-hamoudi, MD, Associate Professor, Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia. walhamoudi@gmail.com
Keywords Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis; Liver transplantation; Hepatocellular carcinoma
Core Tip Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is considered hyperendemic in the Middle East. In the 1980s, the overall prevalence of HBV infection in Saudi Arabia was 8.3%, making it one of the most highly endemic areas in the world. This high prevalence made HBV-related disease a leading indication for liver transplantation (LT). The use of potent anti-HBV agents has led to a changing trend in the indications for LT. HBV is currently the third leading indication for LT in this hyperendemic area. Additionally, there has been a shift in the indication for transplantation from hepatic decompensation to hepatocellular carcinoma.
Publish Date 2015-07-14 12:17
Citation Al-hamoudi W, Elsiesy H, Bendahmash A, Al-masri N, Ali S, Allam N, Al Sofayan M, Al Bahili H, Al Sebayel M, Broering D, Saab S, Abaalkhail F. Liver transplantation for hepatitis B virus: Decreasing indication and changing trends. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(26): 8140-8147
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i26/8140.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i26.8140
Full Article (PDF) WJG-21-8140.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-21-8140.doc
Manuscript File 15942-Review.doc
Answering Reviewers 15942-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 15942-Audio core tip.mp3
Biostatistics Review Certificate 15942-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 15942-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 15942-Copyright assignment.pdf
Data Sharing Statement 15942-Data sharing statement.pdf
Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 15942-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 15942-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 15942-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 15942-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 15942-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 15942-Scientific editor work list.pdf