Surgical complications after different therapeutic approaches for locally advanced rectal cancer
Tian-Cheng Zhan, Jin Gu, Ming Li, Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Department of Colorectal Surgery, Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute, Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing 100142, China
Da-Kui Zhang, Department of General Surgery, China–Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing 100029, China
Author contributions: Li M and Zhan TC contributed to the design and organization of the study, the acquisition of data, the analysis and interpretation of data, and drafting the article; Gu J and Zhang DK contributed to the design and organization of the study, the acquisition of data, and drafting the article.
Informed consent statement: This study is a retrospective study. As confirmed by the Ethics Committee of Beijing Cancer Hospital, no additional informed consent statement is required.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest or source of funding.
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Corresponding author: Ming Li, MD, Professor, Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Department of Colorectal Surgery, Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute, No. 52 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100142, China. email@example.com
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Received: December 26, 2019
Peer-review started: December 27, 2019
First decision: January 11, 2019
Revised: March 16, 2019
Accepted: March 26, 2019
Article in press: March 26, 2019
Published online: May 15, 2019