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Fair is fair: We must re-allocate livers for transplant

BMC Medical EthicsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:26

Received: 16 February 2017

Accepted: 4 April 2017

Published: 5 April 2017

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Original Submission
16 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Allan J. Jacobs
8 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yvette Pearson
13 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Brendan Parent
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
5 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12910-017-0186-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Applied Bioethics, NYU School of Professional Studies, New York, USA
Department of Population Health, Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA