Optimized timing of using infliximab in perianal fistulizing Crohn's disease
Xue-Liang Sun, Shi-Yi Chen, Shan-Shan Tao, Li-Chao Qiao, Hong-Jin Chen, Bo-Lin Yang, First Clinical Medical College, the Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210029, Jiangsu Province, China
Xue-Liang Sun, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Suzhou TCM Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Suzhou 215000, Jiangsu Province, China
Bo-Lin Yang, Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210029, Jiangsu Province, China
Author contributions: Sun XL and Yang BL participated in the conceptualization of the paper; all authors drafted the manuscript and made critical revisions, and approved the final version of the article to be published.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81673973; 333 Project of Jiangsu Province, China, No. LGY2019069; Developing Program for High-level Academic Talent in Jiangsu Hospital of TCM, No. y2018rc16; Postgraduate Research and Practice Innovation Program of Jiangsu Province, No. SJCX18_0510; and the Open Projects of the Discipline of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine supported by Academic Priority discipline of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interests.
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Corresponding author: Bo-Lin Yang, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, 155 Hanzhong Road, Nanjing 210029, Jiangsu Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 12, 2019
Peer-review started: December 12, 2019
First decision: January 19, 2020
Revised: January 20, 2020
Accepted: March 9, 2020
Article in press: March 9, 2020
Published online: April 14, 2020