Disease impact on the quality of life of children with inflammatory bowel disease
Giorgos Chouliaras, Daphne Margoni, Konstantina Dimakou, Smaragdi Fessatou, Ioanna Panayiotou, Eleftheria Roma-Giannikou, First Department of Pediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, 11527 Athens, Greece
Author contributions: Chouliaras G and Margoni D contributed equally to this work; Roma-Giannikou E conceptualized and designed the study, supervised the analyses and wrote the manuscript; Chouliaras G is a medical biostatistician and performed the main statistical analysis; Chouliaras G and Margoni D designed the study, analysed the data and wrote the manuscript; Dimakou K, Fessatou S and Panayiotou I participated in study design, data collection and manuscript preparation; all authors approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed consent prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to report.
Data sharing statement: No other data are available.
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Correspondence to: Giorgos Chouliaras, MD, PhD, First Department of Pediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Thivon and Papadiamantopoulou street, 11527 Athens, Greece. email@example.com
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Received: September 12, 2016
Peer-review started: September 12, 2016
First decision: October 20, 2016
Revised: November 16, 2016
Accepted: January 11, 2017
Article in press: January 11, 2017
Published online: February 14, 2017