Therapeutic effect of Qingyi decoction in severe acute pancreatitis-induced intestinal barrier injury
Jing-Wen Zhang, Gui-Xin Zhang, Hai-Long Chen, Lawrence Owusu, Guan-Yu Wang, Cai-Ming Xu, Department of Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116011, Liaoning Province, China
Ge-Liang Liu, Yu-Xi Wang, Department of Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116023, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang JW, Zhang GX, and Chen HL designed the research; Zhang JW and Liu GL performed the experiments; Wang YX, Wang GY, Owusu L, and Xu CM analyzed the data; Zhang JW and Owusu L drafted the paper; all authors read, contributed to and approved the final version to be published; Zhang JW and Zhang GX contributed equally to the work and should be regarded as co-first authors.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81173452.
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Correspondence to: Hai-Long Chen, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Dalian Medical University, No. 222 Zhongshan Road, Dalian 116011, Liaoning Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 31, 2014
Peer-review started: September 1, 2014
First decision: October 14, 2014
Revised: November 6, 2014
Accepted: December 20, 2014
Article in press: December 22, 2014
Published online: March 28, 2015