Contribution of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy to survival and quality of life in patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency
Peter Layer, Department of Internal Medicine, Israelitic Hospital, Hamburg 22297, Germany
Nataliya Kashirskaya, Department of Genetic Epidemiology (Cystic Fibrosis group), Federal State Budgetary Institution “Research Centre for Medical Genetics”, Moscow 115522, Russia
Natalya Gubergrits, Department of Internal Medicine, Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman 83001, Ukraine
Author contributions: All authors contributed to the interpretation of the data, drafting of the manuscript, approval of the final version, and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Layer P has participated in consulting and speaking activities for Abbott Laboratories Ltd, Allergan plc, Almirall, Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH, Nordmark Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG and Shire. Kashirskaya N has participated in consulting and speaking activities for Abbott Laboratories Ltd, Chiesi Pharmaceuticals B.V., Pharmaxis Ltd, PRO.MED.CS Praha a.s., Nordmark Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG. Gubergrits N has no relevant conflicts of interest to be declared.
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Corresponding author: Peter Layer, AGAF, FACG, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Israelitic Hospital, Orchideenstieg 14, Hamburg 22297, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 22, 2019
Peer-review started: January 22, 2019
First decision: February 21, 2019
Revised: April 2, 2019
Accepted: April 19, 2019
Article in press: April 20, 2019
Published online: May 28, 2019