Outcomes of total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Shrouq Khazaaleh, Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44126, United States
Sumbal Babar, Department of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States
Mohammad Alomari, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FI 33324, United States
Zaid Imam, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, United States
Pravallika Chadalavada, Adalberto Jose Gonzalez, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FI 33331, United States
Bara El Kurdi, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States
Author contributions: Khazaaleh S and Babar S contributed to study design, data interpretation, manuscript writing, and administrative support; Alomari M contributed to literature review and data collection; Imam Z and Chadalavada AJ contributed to data assembly, and data analysis including statistical analysis and creating tables and graphs; Kurdi BE contributed to supervisory role, data interpretation and primary investigator; all authors contributed to the paper writing, and manuscript revision and approved the submitted version of this manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Bara El Kurdi, MD, Academic Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Health science center at San Antonio, 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 7, 2022
Peer-review started: October 7, 2022
First decision: November 14, 2022
Revised: November 24, 2022
Accepted: December 23, 2022
Article in press: December 23, 2022
Published online: January 18, 2023