Castor oil as booster for colon capsule endoscopy preparation reduction: A prospective pilot study and patient questionnaire
Kota Takashima, Yoriaki Komeda, Toshiharu Sakurai, Sho Masaki, Tomoyuki Nagai, Shigenaga Matsui, Satoru Hagiwara, Mamoru Takenaka, Naoshi Nishida, Hiroshi Kashida, Tomohiro Watanabe, Masatoshi Kudo, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka 589-8511, Japan
Konosuke Nakaji, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Endoscopy Center, Aishinkai Nakae Hospital, Wakayama-Shi 640-8461, Japan
Author contributions: Komeda Y contributed conceptualization, methodology, and formal analysis; Takashima K and Komeda Y contributed investigation, and wrote original draft; Watanabe T and Kudo M reviewed and edited the manuscript; Sakurai T, Masaki S, Nagai T, Matsui S, Takenaka M, Nishida N, Kashida H, and Nakaji K contributed data collection; Hagiwara S contributed statistical analysis; all authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of Kindai University Hospital (29-087) and the procedures were in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors of this manuscript have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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: Yoriaki Komeda, MD, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, 377-2, Ohno-higashi, Osaka 589-8511, Japan. email@example.com
Received: February 2, 2021
Peer-review started: February 2, 2021
First decision: February 24, 2021
Revised: March 22, 2021
Accepted: May 20, 2021
Article in press: May 20, 2021
Published online: July 5, 2021