Impact of simethicone on bowel cleansing during colonoscopy in Chinese patients
Hu Zhang, Jing Liu, Song-Lin Ma, Man-Lin Huang, Yan Fan, Min Song, Jing Yang, Xiao-Xia Zhang, Qi-Long Song, Jing Gong, Ping-Xiao Huang, Heng Zhang, Department of Gastroenterology, The Central Hospital of Wuhan, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430014, Hubei Province, China
Hu Zhang, Department of Gastroenterology, The Eighth Hospital of Wuhan, Wuhan 430014, Hubei Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang H designed this study and critically revised the manuscript; Zhang H, Liu J, and Ma SL were responsible for data acquisition and extraction; Zhang H drafted the manuscript, analyzed the data, and interpreted the results; Huang ML, Fan Y, Song M, Zhang XX, Song QL, Gong J, Yang J, and Huang PX were involved in editing the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript to be published.
Supported by Natural Science Foundation of Wuhan, No. WX18Y04.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the medical ethics committee of The Central Hospital of Wuhan, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Institutional (Approval No. 2019-9).
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All of the authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest regarding this paper.
Data sharing statement: Participants gave informed consent for data sharing.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement-checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement-checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Heng Zhang, MA, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, The Central Hospital of Wuhan, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 26 Shengli Road, Jiang'an District, Wuhan 430014, Hubei Province, China. email@example.com
Received: December 17, 2020
Peer-review started: December 17, 2020
First decision: January 6, 2021
Revised: January 13, 2021
Accepted: January 26, 2021
Article in press: January 26, 2021
Published online: April 6, 2021