Different risk factors for advanced colorectal neoplasm in young adults
Ji Yeon Kim, Comprehensive Health Care Center, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences, Seoul 10812, South Korea
Yoon Suk Jung, Jung Ho Park, Hong Joo Kim, Yong Kyun Cho, Chong Il Sohn, Woo Kyu Jeon, Byung Ik Kim, Kyu Yong Choi, Dong Il Park, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 03181, South Korea
Author contributions: Kim JY analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript as a first author; Park DI organized and supervised the study as a corresponding author; Jung YS, Park JH and Kim HJ contributed to collect and arrange the data; Cho YK and Sohn CI attended to analyze the data; Jeon WK supported the statistical analysis; Kim BI attended to revise the manuscript and Choi KY created the study concept and design.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Kangbuk Samsung Hospital Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: This study can prejudice the study participants no more than minimal risk. Data which were used in this study were already acquired for report of the result to subjects who had examination and administration of the result. The present study could contribute to preventing the disease through interpretation and application of the results of health care examination. There will be no risk to participants because this study will be analyzed retrospectively using only obtained data without additional administration of medicine, treatment or examination. Kangbuk Samsung Hospital institutional review board exempted the written informed consent of the present study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have any conflicts of interest or financial arrangements that could potentially influence the described research.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Dong Il Park, MD, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 29 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03181, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 16, 2015
Peer-review started: December 17, 2015
First decision: January 28, 2016
Revised: February 10, 2016
Accepted: March 2, 2016
Article in press: March 2, 2016
Published online: April 7, 2016