Clinical course of suspected small gastrointestinal stromal tumors in the stomach
Lian-Song Ye, Yan Li, Wei Liu, Naveed Khan, Bing Hu, Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Ming-Hong Yao, Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Ye LS, Li Y, Liu W and Hu B made the conception and design; Ye LS, Li Y, Liu W, Yao MH, Khan N and Hu B made analysis and interpretation of the data; Ye LS drafted the article; Li Y, Liu W, Yao MH, Khan N and Hu B made the critical revision of the article for important intellectual content; Ye LS, Li Y, Liu W, Yao MH, Khan N and Hu B made final approval of the article.
Supported by National Key R& D Program of China, No. 2017YFC0112300, No. 2017YFC0112305.
Institutional review board statement: The study protocol was approved by Biomedical Research Ethics Committee, West China Hospital of Sichuan University.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was waived by the Ethics Committee.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors disclose no conflict of interest relevant to this study.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Bing Hu, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37, Guo Xue Alley, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China. email@example.com
Received: December 30, 2019
Peer-review started: December 30, 2019
First decision: February 23, 2020
Revised: February 24, 2020
Accepted: March 26, 2020
Article in press: March 26, 2020
Published online: April 27, 2020