Novel device for monitoring respiratory rate during endoscopy-A thermodynamic sensor
Vaibhav Wadhwa, Adalberto J Gonzalez, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33324, United States
Kristen Selema, Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, United States
Ronen Feldman, Department of Technology, Artep Incorporated, Elliot City, MD 21042, United States
Rocio Lopez, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States
John J Vargo, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States
Author contributions: Wadhwa V, Vargo JJ, and Feldman R designed the study; Lopez R analyzed the data; Wadhwa V, Gonzalez AJ, and Selema K wrote the paper; Vargo JJ revised the manuscript for final submission.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Institutional Review Board.
Clinical trial registration statement: The study did not undergo clinical trial registration, as the Institutional Review Board did not require it.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from all the subjects that participated in this study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Ronen Feldman has a financial interest in Linshom.
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: John J Vargo, MD, MPH, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 3, 2019
Peer-review started: February 6, 2019
First decision: March 5, 2019
Revised: March 19, 2019
Accepted: April 8, 2019
Article in press: April 9, 2019
Published online: July 18, 2019