Endoloop ligation after endoscopic mucosal resection using a transparent cap: A novel method to treat small rectal carcinoid tumors
Ding-Guo Zhang, Su Luo, Feng Xiong, Zheng-Lei Xu, Ying-Xue Li, Jun Yao, Li-Sheng Wang, Department of Gastroenterology, Shenzhen People’s Hospital, First Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology, Second Clinical Medical College of Jinan University, Shenzhen 518020, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Luo S, Xu ZL, and Li YX contributed to study conception and design; Zhang DG and Xiong F contributed to data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation, and writing of the article; Yao J and Wang LS contributed to editing, reviewing, and final approval of the article.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the institutional review board of Shenzhen People’s Hospital.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from each patient.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Jun Yao, MD, Associate Professor, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, Shenzhen People’s Hospital, First Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology, Second Clinical Medical College of Jinan University, 1017 East Gate Road, Shenzhen 518020, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 13, 2019
Peer-review started: January 14, 2019
First decision: January 23, 2019
Revised: January 29, 2019
Accepted: January 30, 2019
Article in press: January 30, 2019
Published online: March 14, 2019