Prognostic significance of combined preoperative fibrinogen and CA199 in gallbladder cancer patients
Wei-Yu Xu, Hao-Hai Zhang, Xiao-Bo Yang, Yi Bai, Jian-Zhen Lin, Jun-Yu Long, Jian-Ping Xiong, Jun-Wei Zhang, Xin-Ting Sang, Hai-Tao Zhao, Department of Liver Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
Author contributions: Xu WY, Zhang HH and Yang XB contributed equally to this work. Xu WY conceived, designed and wrote the manuscript that led to the submission; Xu WY, Yang XB, Bai Y and Zhang JW collected the clinical data and followed up the patients; Lin JZ, Long JY and Xiong JP helped to analyze the data, Bai Y revised the manuscript, Sang XT and Zhao HT provided financial support for this work; Sang XT and Zhao HT are co-corresponding authors, and contributed equally to this work; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by National Key Project Research and Development Projects, No. S2016G9012; International Science and Technology Cooperation Projects, No. 2015DFA30650; and The Capital Special Research Project for Clinical Application, No. Z151100004015170.
Institutional review board statement: The publication of this manuscript has been reviewed and approved by the PUMCH institutional review board.
Informed consent statement: All patients and their families signed informed consent statements before surgery, and the type of surgical procedure was performed according to the approved guidelines.
Conflict-of-interest statement: We declare that the authors have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Hai-Tao Zhao, MD, Professor, Department of Liver Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 1 Shuaifuyuan, Wangfujing, Beijing 100730, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 26, 2018
Peer-review started: January 26, 2018
First decision: February 10, 2018
Revised: March 7, 2018
Accepted: March 10, 2018
Article in press: March 10, 2018
Published online: April 7, 2018