Clinical impact of endoscopy position detecting unit (UPD-3) for a non-sedated colonoscopy
Masakatsu Fukuzawa, Junichi Uematsu, Shin Kono, Sho Suzuki, Takemasa Sato, Naoko Yagi, Yuichiro Tsuji, Kenji Yagi, Chika Kusano, Takuji Gotoda, Fuminori Moriyasu, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan
Masakatsu Fukuzawa, Takashi Kawai, Endoscopy Center, Tokyo Medical University Hospital, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan
Author contributions: Fukuzawa M planned this work and wrote the manuscript; Fukuzawa M, Uematsu J, Kono S, Suzuki S, Sato T, Yagi N, Tsuji Y and Yagi K performed the endoscopic procedure and supported the research; Kusano C and Fukuzawa M performed the statistical analysis; Gotoda T, Kawai T and Moriyasu F drafted and revised the manuscript.
Ethics approval: The study was not reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to examination.
Conflict-of-interest: The authors have no conflict of interest directly relevant to the contents of this article.
Data sharing: Participants gave informed consent for data sharing. No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Masakatsu Fukuzawa, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjukuku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: December 15, 2014
Peer-review started: December 16, 2014
First decision: December 26, 2014
Revised: January 12, 2015
Accepted: February 12, 2015
Article in press: February 13, 2015
Published online: April 28, 2015