Factors influencing the short-term and long-term survival of hepatocellular carcinoma patients with portal vein tumor thrombosis who underwent chemoembolization
Ke-Li Chen, Jian Gao, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400010, China
Author contributions: Chen KL was responsible for designing the study, collecting data, analyzing data and writing the paper; Gao J was responsible for designing the study and guiding important content of the article.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81572888.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University (No. 2020-122).
Informed consent statement: All study participants gave their informed consent prior to study enrollment (by written or verbal).
Conflict-of-interest statement: None declared.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Jian Gao, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastro-enterology and Hepatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, No. 76 Linjiang Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China.firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 9, 2021
Peer-review started: January 9, 2021
First decision: February 11, 2021
Revised: February 19, 2021
Accepted: March 7, 2021
Article in press: March 7, 2021
Published online: April 7, 2021