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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 29547
Country of Manuscript Source Italy
Received
2016-08-19 10:35
Peer-Review Started
2016-08-19 18:32
To Make the First Decision
2016-09-20 10:50
Return for Revision
2016-09-20 14:07
Revised
2016-10-07 00:18
Second Decision
2017-03-01 11:17
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2017-03-02 17:08
Articles in Press
2017-03-02 17:08
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Typeset the Manuscript
2017-03-20 08:41
Publish the Manuscript Online
2017-03-28 10:34
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Specialty Transplantation
Manuscript Type Editorial
Article Title Long term follow-up and outcome of liver transplantation from hepatitis B surface antigen positive donors
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Roberto Ballarin, Alessandro Cucchetti, Francesco Paolo Russo, Paolo Magistri, Matteo Cescon, Umberto Cillo, Patrizia Burra, Antonio Daniele Pinna and Fabrizio Di Benedetto
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Correspondence To Roberto Ballarin, MD, PhD, Hepato­pancreatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplant Unit, University Hospital “Policlinico”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41124 Modena, Italy. ballarinroberto@hotmail.com
Keywords Liver transplantation; Hepatitis B virus; Hepatitis B surface antigen; Hepatocellular carcinoma; Organ allocation; Organ procurement; Multicenter study
Core Tip With the intent of developing strategies to increase the donor pool, we set-up a multicenter study involving 3 Liver Transplant Centers in Italy between March 2004 and May 2010. 1408 patients underwent liver transplantation during the study period, and 28 received the graft from hepatitis B surface antigen positive (HBsAg)-positive deceased donors. None primary non-function, re-liver transplantation, early or late hepatic artery thrombosis occurred. Our results show that transplantation of grafts from deceased HBsAg positive donors is feasible and this represents a way to expand the donor pool, especially in the high-endemic areas where a large proportion of patients are highly viremic and HBeAg positive.
Publish Date 2017-03-28 10:34
Citation Ballarin R, Cucchetti A, Russo FP, Magistri P, Cescon M, Cillo U, Burra P, Pinna AD, Di Benedetto F. Long term follow-up and outcome of liver transplantation from hepatitis B surface antigen positive donors. World J Gastroenterol 2017; 23(12): 2095-2105
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v23/i12/2095.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v23.i12.2095
Full Article (PDF) WJG-23-2095.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-23-2095.doc
Revised Manuscript 29547-Review.doc
Peer-review Report 29547-Peer-review(s).pdf
Answering Reviewers 29547-Answering reviewers.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 29547-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 29547-Scientific editor work list.pdf
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Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 29547-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
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