Effective immune-inﬂammation index for ulcerative colitis and activity assessments
Meng-Hui Zhang, Han Wang, Hong-Gang Wang, Xin Wen, Xiao-Zhong Yang, Department of Gastroenterology, The Affiliated Huaian No. 1 People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Huai’an 223300, Jiangsu Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang MH and Wang H contributed equally to this work by participating in project design, data collection, literature retrieval, data collection and analysis, and drafting of the article; All authors have approved the final version of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the medical ethics committee of The Affiliated Huai’an No.1 People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University Institutional.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All of the authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest regarding this paper.
Data sharing statement: No additional unpublished data are available.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: Xiao-Zhong Yang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, The Affiliated Huaian No. 1 People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, No. 1 Huanghe West Road, Huai’an 223300, Jiangsu Province, China. email@example.com
Received: July 4, 2020
Peer-review started: July 4, 2020
First decision: September 14, 2020
Revised: September 28, 2020
Accepted: November 21, 2020
Article in press: November 21, 2020
Published online: January 16, 2021