Comparison of outcomes between complete and incomplete congenital duodenal obstruction
Stefan Gfroerer, Till-Martin Theilen, Henning C Fiegel, Udo Rolle, Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt 60590, Germany
Anoosh Esmaeili, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt 60590, Germany
Author contributions: Gfroerer S, Theilen TM, Esmaeili A, and Rolle U contributed to study conception and design, acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data, and final approval of the version of the article to be published; Gfroerer S drafted of the article; Theilen TM, Esmaeili A, and Rolle U contributed to critical revisions related to the important intellectual content of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the University Hospital Frankfurt.
Informed consent statement: Patients and parents were not required to give informed consent for the study because the analysis used anonymous data that were obtained after the completion of treatment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
STROBE statement: The guidelines of the STROBE Statement have been adopted.
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Corresponding author: Stefan Gfroerer, MD, Surgeon, Deputy Head, Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology, University Hospital Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, Frankfurt 60590, Germany. email@example.com
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Received: March 29, 2019
Peer-review started: March 29, 2019
First decision: May 30, 2019
Revised: June 13, 2019
Accepted: July 5, 2019
Article in press: July 5, 2019
Published online: July 28, 2019