Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for bile duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms
Shi-Hong Ying, Qi-Dong Wang, Yi-Lei Zhao, Feng Chen, Wen-Bo Xiao, Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Xiao-Dong Teng, Zhao-Ming Wang, Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Ying SH, Chen F and Xiao WB designed the research; Ying SH, Teng XD and Wang QD performed the research; Wang ZM and Zhao YL analyzed the data; Ying SH, Chen F and Xiao WB wrote the paper; all authors approved the final version for publication.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81171388; and Ministry of Health Research Foundation of China (in part), No. WKJ2011-2-004.
Ethics approval: The study was a retrospective study, and every patient had undergone ethoxybenzyl-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging according to clinical routine.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from all patients.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Authors have no conflicts of interest for this paper.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Wen-Bo Xiao, MD, Chief Doctor, Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, No. 79 Qingchun Road, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 14, 2014
Peer-review started: December 18, 2014
First decision: January 22, 2015
Revised: February 20, 2015
Accepted: April 17, 2015
Article in press: April 17, 2015
Published online: July 7, 2015