Enhancement parameters of contrast-enhanced computed tomography for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: Correlation with pathologic grading
Woorim Seo, Young Chul Kim, Seon Jeong Min, Department of Radiology, Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital, Gyeonggi-do 18450, South Korea
Sang Min Lee, Department of Radiology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Gyeonggi-do 14068, South Korea
Author contributions: All the authors solely contributed to this paper; Kim YC, Seo W, Min SJ, and Lee SM substantially contributed to conception and design of the study, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data; Kim YC and Seo W contributed to drafting the article or making critical revisions related to important intellectual content of the manuscript; Kim YC, Min SJ and Lee SM finally approved of the version of the article to be published.
Supported by Central Medical Service Research Fund.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital ethics committee.
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Corresponding author: Young Chul Kim, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital, 7 Keunjaebong-gil, Gyeonggi-do 18450, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: April 6, 2020
Peer-review started: April 6, 2020
First decision: April 26, 2020
Revised: May 8, 2020
Accepted: July 15, 2020
Article in press: July 15, 2020
Published online: July 28, 2020