Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Aug 6, 2019; 7(15): 2065-2074
Published online Aug 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i15.2065
Hydrogen gas therapy induced shrinkage of metastatic gallbladder cancer: A case report
Ji-Bing Chen, Zhong-Bao Pan, Duan-Ming Du, Wei Qian, Yang-Yang Ma, Feng Mu, Ke-Cheng Xu
Ji-Bing Chen, Zhong-Bao Pan, Wei Qian, Yang-Yang Ma, Feng Mu, Ke-Cheng Xu, Central Laboratory, Fuda Cancer Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou 510665, Guangdong Province, China
Duan-Ming Du, Intervention Department of Shenzhen Second People’s Hospital, Shenzhen 518035, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Chen JB and Pan ZB contributed equally to this work; Pan ZB, Qian W, Xu KC, and Du DM designed the research; Chen JB and Mu F performed the research; Ma YY analyzed the data; and Chen JB and Xu KC wrote the paper.
Informed consent statement: This clinical trial was approved by the Ethics Committee of Fuda Cancer Hospital, Jinan University and was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. The patient provided written informed consent for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
CARE Checklist (2016) statement: The authors have read the CARE Checklist (2016), and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the CARE Checklist (2016).
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Corresponding author: Ke-Cheng Xu, MD, Chairman, Central Laboratory, Fuda Cancer Hospital of Jinan University, No. 2, Tangdexi Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510665, Guangdong Province, China. xukc@vip.163.com
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Received: March 2, 2019
Peer-review started: March 4, 2019
First decision: May 31, 2019
Revised: June 17, 2019
Accepted: June 26, 2019
Article in press: June 27, 2019
Published online: August 6, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: This is the first report of an efficacy and safety study about hydrogen therapy in patient with metastatic gallbladder cancer and a critical general condition, who has remained stable for more than 4 mo.