Newly developed self-expandable Niti-S MD colonic metal stent for malignant colonic obstruction
Yuki Miyasako, Toshio Kuwai, Kanae Tao, Hirona Konishi, Ryoichi Miura, Yuki Sumida, Kazutaka Kuroki, Yuzuru Tamaru, Ryusaku Kusunoki, Atsushi Yamaguchi, Hirotaka Kouno, Hiroshi Kohno, Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, Kure 737-0023, Japan
Sauid Ishaq, Gastroenterology Department, Russells Hall Hospital, Birmingham City University, Birmingham B17 9BE, United Kingdom
Sauid Ishaq, St George’s University, University Centre Grenada, West Indies, Grenada
Author contributions: Miyasako Y drafted the manuscript, collected and interpreted data, planned the study, and approved the final draft submitted; Kuwai T drafted the manuscript, planned and conducted the study, interpreted data, and approved the final draft submitted; Ishaq S drafted the manuscript, conducted the study, and approved the final draft submitted; Tao K, Konishi H, Miura R, Sumida Y, Kuroki K, Tamaru Y, Kusunoki R, Yamaguchi A, Kouno H, and Kohno H collected data and approved the final draft submitted.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board Ethics Committee of the National Hospital Organization Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center.
Informed consent statement: All participants provided informed consent to the procedure and data collection.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to declare.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement-checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement-checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Toshio Kuwai, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, 3-1 Aoyamacho, Kure 737-0023, Japan. email@example.com
Received: December 21, 2019
Peer-review started: December 21, 2019
First decision: January 15, 2020
Revised: January 21, 2020
Accepted: March 25, 2020
Article in press: March 25, 2020
Published online: April 27, 2020