Histopathological characteristics of needle core biopsy and surgical specimens from patients with solitary hepatocellular carcinoma or intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
Ju-Shan Wu, Rui-Dong Zhu, Ning Li, General Surgical Center, Beijing You-An Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China
Ji-Liang Feng, Clinical-Pathology Center, Beijing You-An Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China
San-Guang Liu, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, the Second Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050000, Hebei Province, China
Da-Wei Zhao, Medical Imaging Department, Beijing You-An Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China
Author contributions: Wu JS and Feng JL contributed equally to this paper and should be considered as co-first author; Wu JS, Feng JL and Li N designed and wrote this paper; Zhu RD and Liu SG collected the samples; Feng JL and Zhao DW made the pathology and statistics analysis.
Supported by The Special Scientific Research Fund for Beijing Health Development, No. 2014-2-2182; The Scientific Research Project of Beijing You’an Hospital, CCMU, No. YNKTTS20180110; and Capital Characteristic Fund, No. Z171100001017035.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Regional Ethics Committee of the hospitals.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There is no potential conflict of interest involved in this paper.
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Corresponding author: Ning Li, MD, PhD, Professor, General Surgical Center, Beijing You-An Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 8 Xitoutiao Outside You'anmen, Fengtai District, Beijing 100069, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 16, 2019
Peer-review started: January 16, 2019
First decision: March 14, 2019
Revised: March 29, 2019
Accepted: April 19, 2019
Article in press: April 19, 2019
Published online: May 15, 2019