Lower gastrointestinal bleeding: Role of 64-row computed tomographic angiography in diagnosis and therapeutic planning
Jian-Zhuang Ren, Meng-Fan Zhang, Kai Zhang, Guo-Hao Huang, Peng-Fei Chen, Zhao-Yang Wang, Xu-Hua Duan, Xin-Wei Han, Department of Interventional Radiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, Henan Province, China
Ai-Mei Rong, Xiang-Jie Fang, Yan-Jie Liu, Department of General Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, Henan Province, China
Author contributions: Ren JZ, Zhang MF, Rong AM, Fang XJ, Zhang K, Chen PF and Liu YJ performed the majority of experiments; Huang GH, Wang ZY and Duan XH provided vital reagents and analytical tools and were also involved in revising the manuscript; Han XW collected all the human materials and provided financial support for this work; and Ren JZ designed the study and wrote the manuscript.
Ethics approval: The study was reviewed and approved by the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University Institutional Review Board.
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Correspondence to: Jian-Zhuang Ren, Professor, Department of Interventional Radiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, No. 1, East Jian She Road, Zhengzhou 450052, Henan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: September 3, 2014
Peer-review started: September 4, 2014
First decision: October 29, 2014
Revised: November 26, 2014
Accepted: January 16, 2015
Article in press: January 16, 2015
Published online: April 7, 2015