Plasma and wound fluid levels of eight proangiogenic proteins are elevated after colorectal resection
HMC Shantha Kumara, Xiao-Hong Yan, Erica Pettke, Vesna Cekic, Nipa Dilip Gandhi, Geoffrey A Bellini, Richard L Whelan, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai West Hospital, New York, NY 10019, United States
Richard L Whelan, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, United States
Author contributions: Shantha Kumara HMC contributed to the conception, design, sample processing, statistical analysis and interpretation of data, and revision of the articles; Yan XH contributed to collection of human material clinical data, revision of the article, Pettke E, Gandhi ND, Bellini GA and Cekic V contributed to human sample collection, processing, analysis and interpretation of data; Whelan RL contributed to the conception, design, interpretation of data, critical revision of the article; all authors drafted the article and made critical revisions and approved the submitted final version of the article to be published.
Supported by a generous donation from the Thompson Family Foundation to the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai West Hospital, New York.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by Mount Sinai Hospital, New York IRB.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data available.
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Corresponding author: Richard L Whelan, MD, Professor, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai West Hospital, Suite 7B, 425 West, 59th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 19, 2018
Peer-review started: October 19, 2018
First decision: December 10, 2018
Revised: March 7, 2019
Accepted: March 16, 2019
Article in press: March 16, 2019
Published online: June 15, 2019