Prognostic value of fibrinogen and D-dimer-fibrinogen ratio in resectable gastrointestinal stromal tumors
Hua-Xia Cai, Xu-Qi Li, Shu-Feng Wang, Department of General Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710061, Shaanxi Province, China
Hua-Xia Cai, Department of General Surgery, Xi’an 141 Hospital, Yanliang 710089, Shaanxi Province, China
Author contributions: Cai HX and Wang SF designed the study; Cai HX analyzed and interpreted the data and drafted the manuscript; Li XQ and Wang SF revised the controversial parts of the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University.
Informed consent statement: All the patients or their legal guardians signed informed consent before the operation. Since this study used anonymous clinical data, patients did not need to give informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There was no conflict of interest in the present study.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author to: Shu-Feng Wang, MD, PhD, Doctor, Full Professor, Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, 277 West Yanta Road, Xi’an 710061, Shaanxi province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Received: August 17, 2018
Peer-review started: August 17, 2018
First decision: October 14, 2018
Revised: October 27, 2018
Accepted: November 9, 2018
Article in press: November 9, 2018
Published online: November 28, 2018