Evaluation of an educational telephone intervention strategy to improve non-screening colonoscopy attendance: A randomized controlled trial
Agustín Seoane, Xènia Font, Juan C Pérez, Rocío Pérez, Carlos F Enriquez, Miriam Parrilla, Faust Riu, Josep M Dedeu, Luis E Barranco, Inés A Ibáñez, Marco A Álvarez, Digestive Department, Endoscopy Unit, Hospital del Mar, Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona 08003, Spain
Agustín Seoane, Faust Riu, Josep M Dedeu, Luis E Barranco, Marco A Álvarez, Colorectal Cancer Research Group, IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), Barcelona 08003, Spain
Josep M Dedeu, Marco A Álvarez, Department of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08003, Spain
Xavier Duran, Consulting Service on Methodology for Biomedical Research, IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), Barcelona 08003, Spain
Author contributions: Seoane A contributed to conception and designed of the study, analysis and interpretation of data; Font X, Pérez JC, Pérez R, Enriquez CF and Parrilla M contributed to acquisition of data; Duran X contributed to the statistical analysis; Riu F, Dedeu JM, Barranco LE, Ibáñez IA and Álvarez MA contributed making critical revisions and related to important intellectual content of the manuscript.
Supported by Hospital del Mar, Parc de Salut Mar.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the ethics committee of IMIM, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (7739/I).
Informed consent statement: All involved persons (subjects and legally authorized representatives) gave their written informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest for any of the authors.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
CONSORT 2010 statement: The authors have read the CONSORT 2010 Statement, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the CONSORT 2010 Statement.
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Corresponding author: Agustín Seoane, MD, Attending Doctor, Research Scientist, Digestive Department, Endoscopy Unit, Hospital del Mar, Parc de Salut Mar, Passeig Marítim, 25-29, Barcelona 08003, Spain. email@example.com
Received: September 15, 2020
Peer-review started: September 15, 2020
First decision: November 3, 2020
Revised: November 16, 2020
Accepted: November 29, 2020
Article in press: November 29, 2020
Published online: December 21, 2020