Effect of prophylactic clip placement following endoscopic mucosal resection of large colorectal lesions on delayed polypectomy bleeding: A meta-analysis
Fares Ayoub, Donevan R Westerveld, Justin J Forde, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
Christopher E Forsmark, Peter V Draganov, Dennis Yang, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
Author contributions: Ayoub F and Westerveld DR performed the literature search, performed data collection, performed quality assessment, drafted and revised manuscript; Forde JJ performed quality assessment and revised manuscript; Ayoub F performed statistical analysis; Yang D designed study, evaluated included studies, drafted and revised manuscript; Draganov PV, Forsmark CE provided critical input and revised manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that no conflict of interest exists. There are no financial or other competing interests for principal investigators, patients included or any member of the trial.
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Corresponding author: Dennis Yang, MD, Assistant Professor, Doctor, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 24, 2019
Peer-review started: January 24, 2019
First decision: March 14, 2019
Revised: March 22, 2019
Accepted: May 2, 2019
Article in press: May 3, 2019
Published online: May 14, 2019