Can the wet suction technique change the efficacy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for diagnosing autoimmune pancreatitis type 1? A prospective single-arm study
Mitsuru Sugimoto, Tadayuki Takagi, Rei Suzuki, Naoki Konno, Hiroyuki Asama, Yuki Sato, Hiroki Irie, Ko Watanabe, Jun Nakamura, Hitomi Kikuchi, Mika Takasumi, Minami Hashimoto, Tsunetaka Kato, Hiromasa Ohira, Department of Gastroenterology, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan
Ko Watanabe, Jun Nakamura, Minami Hashimoto, Takuto Hikichi, Department of Endoscopy, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan
Kenji Notohara, Department of Anatomic Pathology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki 710-8602, Japan
Author contributions: Sugimoto M wrote the paper and designed and performed the research and laboratory analyses; Takagi T wrote the paper and designed and oversaw the research; Suzuki R, Konno N, Asama H, Hikichi T, Watanabe K, Nakamura J, Kikuchi H, Takasumi M, Sato Y, Irie H, Hashimoto M and Kato T provided clinical advice; Hikichi T supervised the report; Notohara K performed the pathological diagnoses; and Ohira H supervised the report and the writing of the paper. All authors have read and approved the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of Fukushima Medical University.
Clinical trial registration statement: The clinical trial was registered in UMIN (ID: 000019768).
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors of this manuscript having no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: There is no additional data available.
CONSORT 2010 statement: The authors have read the CONSORT 2010 Statement, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the CONSORT 2010 Statement.
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Corresponding author: Tadayuki Takagi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Hikarigaoka 1, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 17, 2019
Peer-review started: October 17, 2019
First decision: November 9, 2019
Revised: November 27, 2019
Accepted: December 22, 2019
Article in press: December 22, 2019
Published online: January 6, 2020