Hepatic perivascular epithelioid cell tumor: Clinicopathological analysis of 26 cases with emphasis on disease management and prognosis
Shan Zhang, Department of Pathology, The Second People’s Hospital of Hefei, Hefei 230011, Anhui Province, China
Pan-Pan Yang, Zhen-Zhong Feng, Department of Pathology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei 230601, Anhui Province, China
Yu-Chen Huang, Hong-Chun Chen, Wen-Tian Yan, Ning-Ning Yang, Nan Li, Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu 233000, Anhui Province, China
De-Li Chen, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu 233000, Anhui Province, China
Yuan Li, Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital of University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui Provincial Hospital, Hefei 230001, Anhui Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang S and Feng ZZ designed the study; Zhang S and Yang PP performed the experiments; Li Y prepared the slices; Zhang S, Huang YC, Chen HC, Yan WT, and Yang NN collected and analyzed the data; Feng ZZ and Li N reviewed the histopathology and IHC results; Chen DL provided critical comments on the manuscript; Zhang S, Yang PP, and Feng ZZ wrote the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by the Anhui Provincial Natural Science Foundation, No. 1908085MH275; Bengbu Medical College Key projects of Natural Science Foundation, No. BYKF1710; and Bengbu City-Bengbu Medical College Joint Science and Technology Project, No. BYLK201812.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Ethics and Research Committees of the First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College (Anhui Province, China).
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from all the patients.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest for this manuscript.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Zhen-Zhong Feng, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, No. 678 Furong Road, Hefei 230601, Anhui Province, China. email@example.com
Received: March 29, 2021
Peer-review started: March 29, 2021
First decision: May 28, 2021
Revised: May 29, 2021
Accepted: August 13, 2021
Article in press: August 13, 2021
Published online: September 21, 2021