Postoperative inflammation as a possible cause of portal vein thrombosis after irreversible electroporation for locally advanced pancreatic cancer
Jun-Jun Su, Ming Su, Kai Xu, Peng-Fei Wang, Li Yan, Shi-Chun Lu, Wan-Qing Gu, Yong-Liang Chen, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Chinese People’s Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing 100853, China
Jun-Jun Su, Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Shanxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Taiyuan 030012, Shanxi Province, China
Author contributions: Su JJ collected the case data, prepared the photos, and wrote the manuscript; all authors proofread the pathologic materials; Su M, Xu K, Wang PF, and Yan L proofread and revised the manuscript; all authors approved the final version to be published.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Chinese People’s Liberation Army General Hospital, China.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from the patient.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest related to this report.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Yong-Liang Chen, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Chinese People’s Liberation Army General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Road, Beijing 100853, China. email@example.com
Received: March 27, 2017
Peer-review started: March 28, 2017
First decision: April 10, 2017
Revised: July 2, 2017
Accepted: July 22, 2017
Article in press: July 24, 2017
Published online: August 28, 2017