Treatment of high-grade dysplasia and intramucosal carcinoma using radiofrequency ablation or endoscopic mucosal resection + radiofrequency ablation: Meta-analysis and systematic review
Mileine Valente de Matos, Alberto Machado da Ponte-Neto, Diogo Turiani Hourneaux de Moura, Dalton Marques Chaves, Elisa Ryoka Baba, Edson Ide, Eduardo Guimarães Hourneaux de Moura, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, SP 05403-000, Brazil
Ethan Dwane Maahs, Genetics, Genomics and Development (Molecular and Cell Biology) Department, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 97420, United States
Rubens Sallum, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gastroenterology Department, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, SP 05403-000, Brazil
Wanderley Marques Bernardo, Thoracic Surgery Department, Instituto do Coração (InCor, Heart Institute), University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, SP 05403-000, Brazil
Author contributions: Matos MV, Ponte-Neto AM, Moura DTH, Chaves DM, Baba ER, Ide E, Sallum R, Bernardo WM, Maahs ED, and Moura EGH contributed equally to the work; Matos MV and Moura EGH conceptualized and designed the review together; Matos MV, Ponte-Neto AM, and Bernardo WM carried out the analysis; Matos MV and Ponte-Neto AM drafted the initial manuscript; Maahs ED made reviewed the English; and all authors reviewed and approved the final manuscript as submitted.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Alberto Machado da Ponte Neto, MD, Academic Fellow, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Avenida Dr. Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar, 155, 6 floor, São Paulo, SP 05403-000, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: August 17, 2018
Peer-review started: August 17, 2018
First decision: August 31, 2018
Revised: January 28, 2019
Accepted: February 19, 2019
Article in press: February 20, 2019
Published online: March 16, 2019