Management of colorectal neoplasia during pregnancy and in the postpartum period
Erman Aytac, Gokhan Ozuner, Ozgen Isik, Emre Gorgun, Luca Stocchi, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States
Author contributions: Aytac E and Isik O collected and analyzed the data; Aytac E and Ozuner G drafted the manuscript; Stocchi L provided analytical oversight; Ozuner G, Aytac E and Gorgun E designed and supervised the study; Aytac E, Ozuner G, Isik O, Gorgun E and Stocchi L revised the manuscript for important intellectual content; Aytac E and Ozuner G offered the technical or material support; Ozuner G and Gorgun E provided administrative support; all authors have read and approved the final version to be published.
Institutional review board statement: Approved by the institutional review board.
Informed consent statement: A waiver of consent was obtained from the Institutional Review Board.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: The study team used the data only.
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Correspondence to: Gokhan Ozuner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave. A30, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 4, 2016
Peer-review started: January 4, 2016
First decision: February 1, 2016
Revised: March 9, 2016
Accepted: April 20, 2016
Article in press: April 22, 2016
Published online: July 15, 2016