Incidence of umbilical vein catheter-associated thrombosis of the portal system: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Iliana Bersani, Immacolata Savarese, Francesca Campi, Andrea Dotta, Cinzia Auriti, Medical and Surgical Neonatology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome 00165, Italy
Fiammetta Piersigilli, Department of Neonatology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universitè Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles 1200, Belgium
Giulia Iacona, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
Enrico Di Stasio, Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma 00168, Italy
Matteo Garcovich, CEMAD Digestive Disease Center, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome 00168, Italy
Matteo Garcovich, CEMAD Digestive Disease Center, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome 00168, Italy
Author contributions: Bersani I, Piersigilli F, Iacona G, Di Stasio E and Garcovich M contributed to conceptualization, systematic review, investigation, supervision, writing first draft, review and editing; Savarese I, Campi F, Dotta A and Auriti C contributed to conceptualization, investigation, review and editing; all authors revised the manuscript critically for intellectual content and have approved the final version.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.
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Corresponding author: Enrico Di Stasio, MD, PhD, Academic Research, Doctor, Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo gemelli 8, Roma 00168, Italy. email@example.com
Received: March 21, 2021
Peer-review started: March 21, 2021
First decision: August 18, 2021
Revised: August 31, 2021
Accepted: October 14, 2021
Article in press: October 14, 2021
Published online: November 27, 2021