Risk factors for local recurrence and appropriate surveillance interval after endoscopic resection
Yoriaki Komeda, Tomohiro Watanabe, Toshiharu Sakurai, Masashi Kono, Kazuki Okamoto, Tomoyuki Nagai, Mamoru Takenaka, Satoru Hagiwara, Shigenaga Matsui, Naoshi Nishida, Naoko Tsuji, Hiroshi Kashida, Masatoshi Kudo, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka 589-8511, Japan
Author contributions: Komeda Y was involved in the study conception and design, drafted the article, and analyzed and interpreted the data; Watanabe T, Kashida H, and Kudo M performed critical revision of the article for important intellectual content; Sakurai T, Kono M, Okamoto K, Nagai T, Takenaka M, Hagiwara S, Matsui S, Nishida N, and Tsuji N performed endoscopic procedure and collected the data; Hagiwara S performed statistical analysis; all authors approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: Ethical permission for this study was granted by the review board of Kindai University Faculty of Medicine (approval number: 30-157).
Informed consent statement: The need for informed consent was waived by the review board of Kindai University Faculty of Medicine.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest. We disclose that a version of this paper was orally presented at the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW2017) in Spain on October 31, 2017. This paper has not been published elsewhere.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Yoriaki Komeda, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, 377-2 Ohno-Higashi, Osaka-Sayama, Osaka 589-8511, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 22, 2018
Peer-review started: December 25, 2018
First decision: January 30, 2019
Revised: February 21, 2019
Accepted: February 22, 2019
Article in press: February 23, 2019
Published online: March 28, 2019