Expanding endoscopic boundaries: Endoscopic resection of large appendiceal orifice polyps with endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection
Ankur P Patel, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Mai A Khalaf, Department of Tropical Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta 31527, Egypt
Margarita Riojas-Barrett, Tara Keihanian, Mohamed O Othman, Department of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Author contributions: Patel AP collected the data, analyzed and interpreted the data, drafted the manuscript, and performed statistical analysis; Khalaf MA and Riojas-Barrett M collected the data; Keihanian T collected the data, analyzed and interpreted the data, performed statistical analysis, and revised the manuscript; Othman MO created the study design, revised the manuscript, and supervised the study; all authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Baylor College of Medicine Institutional Review Board (Approval Number: H-50836).
Informed consent statement: A waiver of consent was obtained from the Baylor College of Medicine Institutional Review Board.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Tara Keihanian has received fees for serving as a consultant for Lumendi and Neptune Medical. Mohamed O Othman has received fees for serving as a consultant for Olympus America, Abbvie, Boston Scientific Corporation, Lumendi, Apollo, Conmed, and Medtronic. Mohamed O Othman has received research funding from Olympus America, Abbvie, Boston Scientific Corporation, and US Biotest.
Data sharing statement: The dataset is available from the corresponding author at firstname.lastname@example.org. Consent was not obtained but the presented data are anonymized and the risk of identification is low.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement - checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised accordingly.
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Corresponding author: Mohamed O Othman, MD, Chief Physician, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, United States. email@example.com
Received: February 17, 2023
Peer-review started: February 17, 2023
First decision: March 28, 2023
Revised: April 10, 2023
Accepted: April 18, 2023
Article in press: April 18, 2023
Published online: May 16, 2023