Jie Tan, Hong-Li Ji, Yao-Wen Hu, Zhi-Ming Li, Bao-Xiong Zhuang, Hai-Jun Deng, Ya-Nan Wang, Ji-Xiang Zheng, Wei Jiang, Jun Yan
Jie Tan, Hong-Li Ji, Yao-Wen Hu, Zhi-Ming Li, Bao-Xiong Zhuang, Hai-Jun Deng, Ya-Nan Wang, Ji-Xiang Zheng, Wei Jiang, Jun Yan, Department of General Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Jun Yan, Department of General Surgery, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Jun Yan, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Precision Medicine for Gastrointestinal Tumor, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: J Yan and Tan J designed the research study; Tan J, Ji HL, Hu YW, Li ZM, Zhuang BX, Deng HJ, Wang YN, Zheng JX, Wang T, Jiang W, Han ZL, and Yan J performed the research; Tan J, Ji HL, Hu YW, Li ZM, Zhuang BX, Deng HJ, Wang YN, Zheng JX, Wang T, Jiang W, Han ZL, and Yan J analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; and all authors have read and approve the final manuscript.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 82273360; the Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangzhou City, No. 202206010085; the Clinical Research Project of Southern Medical University, No. LC2016PY010; and the Clinical Research Project of Nanfang Hospital, No. 2018CR034.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Southern Medical University Nanfang Hospital Institutional Review Board (Approval No. NFEC-2017-091).
Clinical trial registration statement: This study is registered at Clinical Trial. The registration identification number is NCT04016948.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
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Corresponding author: Jun Yan, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, No. 1838 North Guangzhou Road, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: July 16, 2022
Peer-review started: July 16, 2022
First decision: October 30, 2022
Revised: November 13, 2022
Accepted: December 6, 2022
Article in press: December 6, 2022
Published online: December 27, 2022