Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-08-01
Received: 2 March 2018
Accepted: 24 July 2018
First Online: 1 August 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: TH has consulted for and received lecture fees from Kyowa Hakko Kirin; FK has received speaker honoraria and a support grant from Kyowa Hakko Kirin; and TA has consulted for and received lecture fees from Kyowa Hakko Kirin. The other authors have nothing to declare.
: All procedures in the CKD-JAC study were approved by the institutional review board (IRB) in each facility (IRB approval number 2007578 in Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital) and were performed per the Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Informed consent was obtained for each participant in accordance with the requirements of IRB and facility.