Usefulness of serum lipase for early diagnosis of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis
Masayoshi Tadehara, Kosuke Okuwaki, Hiroshi Imaizumi, Mitsuhiro Kida, Tomohisa Iwai, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Toru Kaneko, Rikiya Hasegawa, Eiji Miyata, Yusuke Kawaguchi, Hironori Masutani, Wasaburo Koizumi, Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 2520375, Japan
Author contributions: All authors helped to perform the research; Tadehara M wrote manuscript and performed procedures and data analysis; Okuwaki K and Imaizumi H drafted the concepts and designed the study; Kida M, Iwai T, Yamauchi H, Kaneko T, Hasegawa R, Miyata E, Kawaguchi Y, Masutani H and Koizumi W offered technical or material support; All the authors discussed the results and commented on the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the Kitasato University.
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to give informed consent to the study because the analysis used anonymous clinical data that were obtained after each patient agreed to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography by written consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare no conflicts of interest related to this article.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Kosuke Okuwaki, MD, PhD, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1-15-1 Kitasato, Minami-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 2520375, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: July 12, 2019
Peer-review started: July 12, 2019
First decision: August 2, 2019
Revised: August 21, 2019
Accepted: August 9, 2019
Article in press: August 9, 2019
Published online: September 16, 2019