Early gastric cancer diagnostic ability of ultrathin endoscope loaded with laser light source
Takuto Suzuki, Yoshiyasu Kitagawa, Rino Nankinzan, Department of Endoscopy, Chiba Cancer Center, Chiba 260-8717, Japan
Taketo Yamaguchi, Department of Gastroenterology, Chiba Cancer Center, Chiba 260-8717, Japan
Author contributions: Suzuki T designed the research; Suzuki T, Kitagawa Y, Nankinzan R and Yamaguchi T performed the research; Suzuki T, Kitagawa Y and Nankinzan R analyzed the data; Suzuki T wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Chiba Cancer Center Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Corresponding author: Takuto Suzuki, MD, PhD, Doctor, Department of Endoscopy, Chiba Cancer Center, 666-2 Nitonachou, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8717, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: December 3, 2018
Peer-review started: December 3, 2018
First decision: January 30, 2019
Revised: February 13, 2019
Accepted: February 22, 2019
Article in press: February 22, 2019
Published online: March 21, 2019