Budd-Chiari syndrome in China: A 30-year retrospective study on survival from a single center
Wei Zhang, Xu-Dong Chen, Department of Interventional Radiology, Shenzhen People’s Hospital, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Shenzhen 518020, Guangdong Province, China
Wei Zhang, Qiao-Zheng Wang, Xiao-Wei Chen, Hong-Shan Zhong, Xi-Tong Zhang, Ke Xu, Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China
Wei Zhang, Xiao-Wei Chen, Hong-Shan Zhong, Ke Xu, Key Laboratory of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology of Liaoning Province, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang W, Xu K and Chen XD designed the research; Xu K, Zhang XD and Zhong HS performed the research; Zhang W, Wang QZ and Chen XW analyzed the data; Zhang W wrote the paper; Wang QZ, Chen XW, Zhong HS, Zhang XT, Chen XD and Xu K critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Research Ethics Committee of Faculty of Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided written informed consent for personal and medical data collection prior to study enrollment and each patient agreed to management via written consent.
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Correspondence to: Ke Xu, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiology and Key Laboratory of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology of Liaoning Province, the First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, 155 Nanjing Bei Street, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 8, 2017
Peer-review started: December 8, 2017
First decision: December 20, 2017
Revised: January 2, 2018
Accepted: January 24, 2018
Article in press: January 24, 2018
Published online: March 14, 2018