Effectiveness of very low-volume preparation for colonoscopy: A prospective, multicenter observational study
Marcello Maida, Gaetano Cristian Morreale, Serena Garufi, Michele Manganaro, Salvatore Camilleri, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, S. Elia-Raimondi Hospital, Caltanissetta 93100, Italy
Emanuele Sinagra, Giuseppe Conoscenti, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Istituto San Raffaele Giglio, Cefalù 90015, Italy
Sandro Sferrazza, Giovanni Vettori, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Santa Chiara Hospital, Trento 38014, Italy
Giuseppe Scalisi, Concetta Di Bartolo, Domenico Catarella, Clara Maria Virgilio, Gastroenterology Unit, ARNAS Garibaldi, Catania 95100, Italy
Dario Schillaci, Gastroenterology Unit, Basarocco Hospital, Niscemi 93015, Caltanissetta, Italy
Marco Ventimiglia, Fabio Salvatore Macaluso, Department of Internal Medicine, Villa Sofia-Cervello Hospital, Palermo 90100, Italy
Author contributions: Maida M, Sinagra E and Macaluso FS are guarantors of integrity of entire study and contributed to the manuscript drafting and manuscript revision for important intellectual content; Maida M, Sinagra E, Morreale GC, Macaluso FS and Sferrazza S contributed to the manuscript editing; Ventimiglia M performed the statistical analysis; all authors contributed to data collection and had full control over preparation of manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study received Ethics Committee approval and was conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki and good clinical practice.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
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Corresponding author: Marcello Maida, MD, Doctor, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, S. Elia-Raimondi Hospital, Via Giacomo Cusmano 1, Caltanissetta 93100, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 10, 2020
Peer-review started: January 10, 2020
First decision: March 6, 2020
Revised: March 26, 2020
Accepted: April 21, 2020
Article in press: April 21, 2020
Published online: April 28, 2020