Slow-pull and different conventional suction techniques in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of pancreatic solid lesions using 22-gauge needles
Jia-Ying Chen, Qing-Yu Ding, Wen Guo, Fa-Chao Zhi, Si-De Liu, Tian-Ming Cheng, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Department of Gastroenterology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Yang Lv, Department of Gastroenterology, Shenzhen Hospital of Southern Medical University, Shenzhen 518000, Guangdong Province, China
Tian-Ming Cheng, Hui Qiao Medical Center, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Chen JY and Cheng TM contributed equally to this work; Chen JY and Cheng TM designed the research, analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript; Ding QY and Lv Y collected the data; Guo W, Zhi FC and Liu SD revised the manuscript for important intellectual content; all authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Southern Medical University Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All patients in this study provided a signed informed consent statement.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Tian-Ming Cheng, Hui Qiao Medical Center, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 22, 2016
Peer-review started: August 23, 2016
First decision: September 12, 2016
Revised: September 19, 2016
Accepted: September 28, 2016
Article in press: September 28, 2016
Published online: October 21, 2016