Recommendations to quantify villous atrophy in video capsule endoscopy images of celiac disease patients
Edward J Ciaccio, Govind Bhagat, Suzanne K Lewis, Peter H Green, Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, United States
Govind Bhagat, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, United States
Author contributions: Ciaccio EJ did the quantitative analyses and wrote the manuscript; Bhagat G, Lewis SK, Green PH reviewed the manuscript and made corrections; Lewis SK provided the clinical data.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board, Columbia University Medical Center.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
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Correspondence to: Edward J Ciaccio, PhD, Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 13, 2016
Peer-review started: April 18, 2016
First decision: May 19, 2016
Revised: June 15, 2016
Accepted: August 15, 2016
Article in press: August 16, 2016
Published online: October 16, 2016