Patients presenting for colonoscopy: A great opportunity to screen for sleep apnea
Glenn Harvin, Eslam Ali, Amit Raina, William Leland, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, United States
Sabeen Abid, Zahid Vahora, Hossein Movahed, Sumyra Kachru, Rick Tee, Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC 27834, United States
Author contributions: All the authors contributed to the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the East Carolina University and Vidant Medical Center Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from all the patients prior to study inclusion.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no potential conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: Informed consent was not obtained for data sharing, and no additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Glenn Harvin, MD, Assistant Professor, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, 521 Moye Boulevard, Greenville, NC 27834, United States. email@example.com
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Received: June 7, 2016
Peer-review started: June 12, 2016
First decision: July 11, 2016
Revised: July 29, 2016
Accepted: September 6, 2016
Article in press: September 8, 2016
Published online: November 16, 2016