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World J Gastroenterol. Oct 14, 2017; 23(38): 7009-7015
Published online Oct 14, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i38.7009
Expression of annexin II in gastric carcinoma and its role in gastric cancer metastasis
Feng Han, Shikha Shrestha, Hua Huang, Huang-Yong Lv, Chuan Nie, Ling Lin, Ming-Liang Lu
Feng Han, Huang-Yong Lv, Chuan Nie, Ling Lin, Department of Gastroenterology, the PLA No. 59 Hospital, Kaiyuan 661600, Yunnan Province, China
Feng Han, Shikha Shrestha, Hua Huang, Ming-Liang Lu, Department of Gastroenterology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650101, Yunnan Province, China
Author contributions: Lu ML and Huang H designed the research, and controlled the structure and quality of the paper; Han F and Shrestha S proposed the study and collected and analyzed the data, and wrote the first draft; Lv Hy, Nie C and Lin L enriched and improved the discussion section.
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Correspondence to: Ming-liang Lu, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, the Second Affiliated Hospital, Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650101, Yunnan Province, China.
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Received: May 12, 2017
Peer-review started: May 16, 2017
First decision: June 22, 2017
Revised: July 30, 2017
Accepted: August 25, 2017
Article in press: August 25, 2017
Published online: October 14, 2017
Core Tip

Core tip: In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the expression of annexin II in 51 cases of gastric carcinoma and 24 cases of adjacent tissue to investigate the relationship between the positive expression of annexin II and the invasion and metastasis of gastric cancer.