Trans-anal minimally invasive surgery for rectal neoplasia: Experience from single tertiary institution in China
Nan Chen, Yi-Fan Peng, Yun-Feng Yao, Jin Gu, Department of Gastrointestinal Center Unit III, Peking University Hospital and Institute, Beijing 100142, China
Author contributions: Chen N and Yunfeng Yao designed the study; Chen N and Yao YF performed the TAMIS surgeries; Chen N and Peng YF drafted the manuscript; Chen N, Peng YF and Yao YF contributed equally to this paper.
Supported by Science Foundation of Peking University Cancer Hospital, No. 2017-13.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved for publication by our institutional reviewer.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent about personal and medical data collection prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflict of interest related to the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Nan Chen, MD, PhD, Attending Doctor, Lecturer, Department of Gastrointestinal Center Unit III, Peking University Hospital and Institute, No. 52 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100142, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 11, 2018
Peer-review started: March 12, 2018
First decision: April 10, 2018
Revised: April 26, 2018
Accepted: May 30, 2018
Article in press: May 30, 2018
Published online: June 15, 2018