Mesh migration into the sigmoid colon after inguinal hernia repair presenting as a colonic polyp: A case report and review of literature
Sha Liu, Xin-Xin Zhou, Lin Li, Mo-Sang Yu, Hong Zhang, Feng Ji, Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Wei-Xiang Zhong, Department of Pathology, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Ji F designed the study; Liu S collected the patient’s clinical data and studied the relevant literature; Zhou XX, Zhong WX and Li L reviewed the data; Liu S analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; Yu MS and Zhang H edited the manuscript and figures.
Supported by Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China, No. LQ16H030001.
Informed consent statement: The patient’s informed written consent was obtained, and approval was granted by the ethics committee of the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest related to the publication of this case report.
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Correspondence to: Feng Ji, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, No. 79 Qingchun Road, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China. email@example.com
Received: June 28, 2018
Peer-review started: July 2, 2018
First decision: July 24, 2018
Revised: August 9, 2018
Accepted: August 30, 2018
Article in press: August 31, 2018
Published online: October 26, 2018