Impact of comorbid renal dysfunction in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma on long-term outcomes after curative resection
Yuzuru Sakamoto, Shingo Shimada, Toshiya Kamiyama, Ko Sugiyama, Yoh Asahi, Akihisa Nagatsu, Tatsuya Orimo, Tatsuhiko Kakisaka, Hirofumi Kamachi, Akinobu Taketomi, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060-8638, Hokkaido, Japan
Yoichi M Ito, Data Science Center, Promotion Unit, Institute of Health Science Innovation for Medical Care, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo 060-8648, Hokkaido, Japan
Author contributions: Sakamoto Y, Shimada S, Kamiyama T contributed to the conception and design; Kamiyama T, Kamachi H, Taketomi A involved in the provision of study materials or patients; Sakamoto Y, Shimada S, Sugiyama K, Asahi Y, Nagatsu A, Orimo T, Kakisaka T contributed to the collection and assembly of data; Sakamoto Y, Shimada S, Kamiyama T, Ito YM involved in the data analysis and interpretation; all authors contributed to the manuscript writing; and all authors approved final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki (as revised in 2013) and approved by the Institutional Review Board of Hokkaido University Hospital (No. 016-0354).
Informed consent statement: Voluntary written consent was obtained from all patients.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
Data sharing statement: We cannot share the data collected for our study with others because of the confidentiality rules of our hospital.
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Corresponding author: Shingo Shimada, MD, PhD, Surgeon, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8638, Hokkaido, Japan. email@example.com
Received: January 30, 2022
Peer-review started: January 30, 2022
First decision: March 12, 2022
Revised: March 28, 2022
Accepted: July 11, 2022
Article in press: July 11, 2022
Published online: July 27, 2022