Pediatricians lack knowledge for the diagnosis and management of functional constipation in children over 6 mo of age
Ariani Widodo, Badriul Hegar, Department of Child Health, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta 10430, Indonesia
Yvan Vandenplas, Department of Pediatrics, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Larbeeeklan, Brussels 1090, Belgium
Author contributions: Widodo A and Hegar B developed the questionnaire and collected and analysed the data of the research; Widodo A and Vandenplas Y wrote the manuscript, which was corrected and approved by Hegar B.
Institutional review board statement: The Universitas Indonesia in Jakarta approved the study protocol.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors report no potential conflict of interest related to this manuscript.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Yvan Vandenplas, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, UZ Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussels 1090, Belgium. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 30, 2016
Peer-review started: January 4, 2017
First decision: March 13, 2017
Revised: August 3, 2017
Accepted: December 4, 2017
Article in press: December 4, 2017
Published online: February 8, 2018