Long-term outcomes of endoscopic resection for small (≤ 4.0 cm) gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors originating from the muscularis propria layer
Yu Zhang, Xin-Li Mao, Xian-Bin Zhou, Li-Ping Ye, Department of Gastroenterology, Taizhou Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou Medical University, Linhai 317000, Zhejiang Province, China
Hai Yang, Department of Radiology, Enze Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, Taizhou city 318000, Zhejiang Province, China
Lin-Hong Zhu, Department of Medical Administration, Taizhou Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou Medical University, Linhai 317000, Zhejiang Province, China
Guang Chen, Department of Surgery, Taizhou Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou Medical University, Linhai 317000, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Ye LP performed and analyzed the endoscopy operation; Zhang Y designed the study and drafted the manuscript; Mao XL performed postoperative management; Zhou XB and Zhu LH enrolled patients and acquired the follow-up data; Yang H and Chen G acquired the follow-up data.
Supported by A Project of the Health and Family Planning Commission of Zhejiang Province, No. 2016KYA192.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Medical Ethics Review Board of Taizhou Hospital of Zhejiang Province.
Informed consent statement: All participants provided informed consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to report.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
STROBE statement: The STROBE Statement have been adopted.
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Correspondence to: Li-Ping Ye, MBBS, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Taizhou Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou Medical University, 150 Ximen Street, Linhai 317000, Zhejiang Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: April 13, 2018
Peer-review started: April 14, 2018
First decision: May 21, 2018
Revised: June 15, 2018
Accepted: June 25, 2018
Article in press: June 25, 2018
Published online: July 21, 2018