Metal stents placement for refractory pancreatic duct stricture in children
In Sook Jeong, Sung Hee Lee, Seak Hee Oh, Kyung Mo Kim, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center Children’s Hospital, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Do Hyun Park, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Author contributions: Jeong IS, Lee SH, Oh SH and Kim KM contributed to the conception and design of the study; all authors contributed to the study implementation, data acquisition, and data analysis; Jeong IS wrote the manuscript; and all authors contributed to the editing, reviewing, and final approval of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of Asan Medical Center and University of Ulsan College of Medicine (2017-0210).
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to provide informed consent for this study because the analysis used anonymous clinical data that were obtained after each patient had agreed to treatment with written consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have any conflicts of interests to declare.
Data sharing statement: There are no additional data available in relation to this manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Kyung Mo Kim, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Asan Medical Center Children’s Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul 05505, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: November 10, 2017
Peer-review started: November 11, 2017
First decision: December 13, 2017
Revised: December 20, 2017
Accepted: December 26, 2017
Article in press: December 26, 2017
Published online: January 21, 2018