Ineffective esophageal motility is associated with acute rejection after lung transplantation independent of gastroesophageal reflux
Wai-Kit Lo, Brent Hiramoto, Walter W Chan, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Hilary J Goldberg, Nirmal Sharma, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Author contributions: Chan WW and Lo WK initiated study concepts and design; Lo WK, Goldberg HJ, and Chan WW contributed to acquisition of data; Chan WW, Lo WK, Hiramoto B, Goldberg HJ, and Sharma N performed analysis and interpretation of data; Lo WK, Hiramoto B, and Chan WW drafted the manuscript; Chan WW, Lo WK, Hiramoto B, Goldberg HJ, and Sharma N contributed to critical revision of manuscript for important intellectual content; Chan WW and Lo WK performed statistical analyses; Chan WW provided administrative support and overall study supervision.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Mass General Brigham Healthcare Institutional Review Board, No. 2011P001563.
Informed consent statement: All study participants or their legal guardian provided informed written consent about personal and medical data collection prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Lo WK, Hiramoto B, and Goldberg HJ, Sharma N-no relevant conflicts of interest for this article; Chan WW-Scientific Advisory Board (Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals).
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement—checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement—checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Walter W Chan, AGAF, FACG, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, United States. email@example.com
Received: March 5, 2023
Peer-review started: March 5, 2023
First decision: April 3, 2023
Revised: April 14, 2023
Accepted: April 28, 2023
Article in press: April 28, 2023
Published online: June 7, 2023