Immune function, gastrointestinal hormone levels, and their clinical significance in patients with gastric ulcers complicated with depression
Yun-Han Yang, De-Jun Cui, Zai-Li Yang, Wen-Qiang Yuan, Bo Huang, Department of Gastroenterology, Guizhou Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Center, National Institution of Drug Clinical Trial, Guizhou Provincial People’s Hospital, Medical College of Guizhou University, Guiyang 550002, Guizhou Province, China
Author contributions: Yang YH and Cui DJ co-designed the study, wrote the paper, contributed equally to this work, and are the first co-authors; Yang ZL, Yuan WQ, and Huang B participated in the study and provided clinical recommendations.
Supported by the Cultivation Fund of National Natural Science Foundation, No. qiankehe2018-5764-11.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by Guizhou Provincial People’s Hospital (2023-041).
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was waived.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
Data sharing statement: According to institutional policies, third-party access to data is not supported.
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Corresponding author: Yun-Han Yang, MM, Attending Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, Guizhou Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Center, National Institution of Drug Clinical Trial, Guizhou Provincial People’s Hospital, Medical College of Guizhou University, No. 83 East Zhongshan Road, Guiyang 550002, Guizhou Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: July 18, 2023
Peer-review started: July 18, 2023
First decision: August 4, 2023
Revised: August 16, 2023
Accepted: August 25, 2023
Article in press: August 25, 2023
Published online: September 19, 2023