Predicting cholecystocholedochal fistulas in patients with Mirizzi syndrome undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Chi-Huan Wu, Nai-Jen Liu, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Chun-Nan Yeh, Shang-Yu Wang, Yi-Yin Jan, Department of General Surgery, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Author contributions: Jan YY designed the research protocol; Liu NJ and Wang SY conducted the research and contributed analytic tools; Wu CH wrote the paper and analyzed the data; Yeh CN reviewed and revised the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the Chang Gung Medical Foundation Institutional Review Board (IRB number: 201801210B0).
Informed consent statement: Due to the retrospective design of the study, consent was waived by the ethics committee for the entire study.
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Corresponding author: Yi-Yin Jan, MD, Attending Doctor, Department of General Surgery, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, No. 5 Fu-Hsin Street, Queishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 16, 2020
Peer-review started: May 16, 2020
First decision: May 29, 2020
Revised: June 9, 2020
Accepted: October 1, 2020
Article in press: October 1, 2020
Published online: October 28, 2020