Accuracy of virtual chromoendoscopy in differentiating gastric antral vascular ectasia from portal hypertensive gastropathy: A proof of concept study
Ahmad M Al-Taee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY 10016, United States
Mark P Cubillan, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
Alice Hinton, Division of Biostatistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
Lindsay A Sobotka, Hisham Hussan, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
Alex S Befeler, Christine Y Hachem, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
Author contributions: Hussan H, Befeler AS, and Hachem CY performed the conceptualization and methodology; Al-Taee AM and Cubillan MP contributed to the data collection; Hinton A performed the data analysis; Al-Taee AM, Cubillan MP, and Sobotka LA contributed to writing-original draft preparation; all authors contributed to writing, reviewing and editing.
Institutional review board statement: The study protocol was approved by the Saint Louis University Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: The study protocol, patient’s rights and obligations were reviewed with eligible patients and informed consent was obtained from all participants.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no relevant conflicts of interest, including relevant financial interests, activities, relationships, or affiliations.
Data sharing statement: All individual participant data collected during the trial, after deidentification.
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Corresponding author: Ahmad M Al-Taee, MD, Academic Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NYU Langone Health, 530 First Ave, HCC 4G, New York, NY 10016, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 27, 2021
Peer-review started: February 27, 2021
First decision: May 13, 2021
Revised: August 18, 2021
Accepted: November 26, 2021
Article in press: November 26, 2021
Published online: December 27, 2021