Short- and long-term outcomes associated with enhanced recovery after surgery protocol vs conventional management in patients undergoing laparoscopic gastrectomy
Yu-Long Tian, Shou-Gen Cao, Xiao-Dong Liu, Ze-Qun Li, Gan Liu, Xing-Qi Zhang, Yu-Qi Sun, Xin Zhou, Dao-Sheng Wang, Yan-Bing Zhou, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao 266003, Shandong Province, China
Author contributions: Zhou YZ and Tian YL conceived and designed the study; Tian YL, Cao SG, Liu XD, and Li ZQ drafted the manuscript; Sun YQ, Zhou X, and Wang DS completed data management and statistical analysis; all authors have agreed to be responsible for all aspects of the work.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University Ethics Review Committee.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement—checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement—checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Yan-Bing Zhou, MD, Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, No. 16 Jiangsu Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, Shandong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: June 9, 2020
Peer-review started: June 9, 2020
First decision: July 25, 2020
Revised: August 2, 2020
Accepted: September 3, 2020
Article in press: September 3, 2020
Published online: October 7, 2020