Wei-Dong Fan, Department of Gastroenterology, the Affiliated Zhangjiagang Hospital of Soochow University, Zhangjiagang 215600, Jiangsu Province, China
Tao Chen, Peng-Jun Liu, Department of Gastroenterology, the Wujin Hospital Affiliated to Jiangsu University, Changzhou 213002, Jiangsu Province, China
Author contributions: Fan WD and Liu PJ designed the research; Fan WD and Chen T performed the research; Fan WD and Chen T analyzed the data; Liu PJ wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board of the Wujin Hospital Affiliated to Jiangsu University.
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Corresponding author: Peng-Jun Liu, MD, Attending Doctor, Chief Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, the Wujin Hospital Affiliated to Jiangsu University, No. 2, Yongning North Road, Changzhou 213002, Jiangsu Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: April 4, 2019
Peer-review started: April 4, 2019
First decision: April 11, 2019
Revised: April 27, 2019
Accepted: May 18, 2019
Article in press: May 18, 2019
Published online: June 21, 2019