Hepatectomy with primary closure of common bile duct for hepatolithiasis combined with choledocholithiasis
Chang-Ku Jia, Jie Weng, You-Ke Chen, Qing-Zhuang Yang, Yu Fu, Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical College, Haikou 570102, Hainan Province, China
Qi-Fan Qin, Department of General Surgery, Lin’gao County Hospital, Lin’gao 571800, Hainan Province, China
Wei-Ming Yu, Department of General Surgery, Lin’an Municipal Hospital, Lin’an 311300, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Jia CK, Qin QF and Yu WM performed the operation; Jia CK and Weng J designed the study; Jia CK and Yang QZ wrote the manuscript; Chen YK and Fu Y revised the manuscript.
Supported by Major Program of Science and Technology Bureau of Hainan Province, No. ZDXM2014074; Program of Social Development and Scientific and Technological Projects of Hainan Province, No. SF201422; and Science and Technology Projects of the Education Department of Hainan Province, No. Hjkj2012-25.
Ethics approval: The study was reviewed and approved by the Medical Ethics Board of the Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical College.
Informed consent: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest: The authors have no potential conflict of interests.
Data sharing: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Wei-Ming Yu, MD, Department of General Surgery, Lin’an Municipal Hospital, No. 548 Yijin Street, Lin’an 311300, Zhejiang Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: September 19, 2014
Peer-review started: September 21, 2014
First decision: October 29, 2014
Revised: November 24, 2014
Accepted: January 16, 2015
Article in press: January 16, 2015
Published online: March 28, 2015