Clinicopathological features of familial adenomatous polyposis in Korean patients
Sung Min Jung, Yong Sik Yoon, Seok-Byeong Lim, Chang Sik Yu, Jin Cheon Kim, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Sung Min Jung, Yong Sik Yoon, Seok-Byeong Lim, Chang Sik Yu, Jin Cheon Kim, Asan Medical Center, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Author contributions: Jung SM designed and wrote manuscript; Kim JC designed study and provided critical comments on manuscript; Yoon YS, Lim SB and Yu CS provided clinical data and were also involved in editing the manuscript; all authors have read and approved the final version to be published.
Supported by Korea Research Foundation, Ministry of Science, ICT, No. 2013R1A2A1A03070986 (to Kim JC); Future Planning, the Korea Health 21 R&D Project, No. HI06C0868 and No. HI13C1750; and the Center for Development and Commercialization of Anti-Cancer Therapeutics, Ministry of Health and Welfare, South Korea, No. HI10C2014.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board of Asan Medical Center (No. 2015-0585).
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Jin Cheon Kim, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88 Olympic-ro 43 gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul 05505, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 6, 2015
Peer-review started: December 7, 2015
First decision: January 28, 2016
Revised: February 2, 2016
Accepted: March 2, 2016
Article in press: March 2, 2016
Published online: May 7, 2016