Efficacy and safety of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus
Kristen Suchniak-Mussari, Department of Gastroenterology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, United States
Charles E Dye, Matthew T Moyer, Abraham Mathew, Thomas J McGarrity, Eileen M Gagliardi, Jennifer L Maranki, John M Levenick, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, United States
Author contributions: Suchniak-Mussari K and Levenick JM designed the research; Suchniak-Mussari K performed the data acquisition, primary analysis, and wrote the paper; Dye CE, Moyer MT, Mathew A, McGarrity TJ, Gagliardi EM and Levenick JM analyzed the data and edited the paper; all the authors contributed to this article.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Institutional Review Board.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article were reported.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: John M Levenick, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 10, 2017
Peer-review started: February 14, 2017
First decision: March 22, 2017
Revised: April 19, 2017
Accepted: May 22, 2017
Article in press: May 24, 2017
Published online: September 16, 2017