Application of superb microvascular imaging in focal liver lesions
Meng-Na He, Ke Lv, Yu-Xin Jiang, Department of Ultrasound, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China
Tian-An Jiang, Department of Ultrasound, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310000, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: He MN, Lv K, and Jiang YX designed the research; He MN and Lv K performed the research; Jiang TA contributed new reagents or analytic tools and analyzed the data; He MN wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the ethical committee of Peking Union Medical College Hospital.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was provided by each patient before examination.
Conflict-of-interest statement: This article has no conflict of interests to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Yu-Xin Jiang, MD, Department of Ultrasound, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China. email@example.com
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Received: August 13, 2017
Peer-review started: August 15, 2017
First decision: August 30, 2017
Revised: September 14, 2017
Accepted: September 19, 2017
Article in press: September 19, 2017
Published online: November 21, 2017