Detection of fusion gene in cell-free DNA of a gastric synovial sarcoma
Shinpei Ogino, Hirotaka Konishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Junichi Hamada, Katsutoshi Shoda, Tomohiro Arita, Shuhei Komatsu, Atsushi Shiozaki, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Sanae Yamazaki, Satoru Yasukawa, Eiichi Konishi, Department of Surgical Pathology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Author contributions: Ogino S, Konishi H and Otsuji E analyzed the patient data and were major contributor in writing the manuscript; Ichikawa D, Hamada J, Shoda K, Arita T, Komatsu S, Shiozaki A and Okamoto K performed patient treatment and sample collections; Yamazaki S, Yasukawa S and Konishi E performed the pathological diagnosis; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Informed consent statement: The study participant provided informed written consent prior to their treatments and study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare no conflict of interest related to this study or its publication.
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Correspondence to: Hirotaka Konishi, MD, PhD, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachi-hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: December 14, 2017
Peer-review started: December 14, 2017
First decision: January 5, 2018
Revised: January 11, 2018
Accepted: January 20, 2018
Article in press: January 20, 2018
Published online: February 28, 2018