When and why a colonoscopist should discontinue colonoscopy by himself?
Tao Gan, Jin-Lin Yang, Jun-Chao Wu, Yi-Ping Wang, Li Yang, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Gan T and Yang JL contributed equally to this work; Wu JC, Wang YP and Yang L designed the research; Gan T, Yang JL and Wu JC performed the research; Gan T, Yang JL and Yang L analyzed the data; and Gan T and Yang JL wrote the paper.
Ethics approval: The study was reviewed and approved by the Huaxi Hospital Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to their colonoscopy examination.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflict-of-interest exists.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Li Yang, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37 Guoxue Alley, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 27, 2014
Peer-review started: October 28, 2014
First decision: December 26, 2014
Revised: April 3, 2015
Accepted: May 21, 2015
Article in press: May 21, 2015
Published online: July 7, 2015