Influence of proton pump inhibitors in the development of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
Suelen A S Miozzo, Jorge A John, Marcelo C Appel-da-Silva, Isabella A Dossin, Cristiane V Tovo, Angelo A Mattos, Graduate Program in Medicine, Hepatology, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre CEP 90430-080, Brazil
Author contributions: Mattos AA conceptualized and designed this study; Miozzo SAS, John JA, Appel-da-Silva MC and Dossin IA collected the data; Miozzo SAS reviewed the literature and wrote the manuscript with substantial contribution of Mattos AA; Mattos AA and Tovo CV reviewed the manuscript critically for important intellectual content; all authors approved the final version of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study protocol was approved by the institutional review board for human studies at the UFCSPA.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors state no conflicts of interest. No financial support was provided for the study.
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Correspondence to: Cristiane V Tovo, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Medicine, Hepatology, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Rua Cel Aurelio Bitencourt 115/201, Porto Alegre CEP 90430-080, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: July 7, 2017
Peer-review started: July 17, 2017
First decision: August 7, 2017
Revised: August 25, 2017
Accepted: November 3, 2017
Article in press: November 3, 2017
Published online: December 18, 2017