Funding for this research was provided by:
Bundesministerium für Forschung und Technologie (01EO1302)
Astellas Pharma Europe
European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
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Received: 2 November 2017
Accepted: 8 May 2018
First Online: 16 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Primary approval was granted by the ethics committee of Hannover Medical School (Chair: Prof. Dr. H.D. Tröger) under the reference umber 1596–2012. The study protocol was then approved by the local ethics committees of all participating centers (Research Ethics Committee, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (UK); Ethics Committee of the “Papa Giovanni XXIII”, Bergamo (Italy); Ethics Committee of the Children and Adolescents’ Department of the University Hospital Geneva, Geneva (Switzerland); Ethics Committee of Clinical Research of the University Hospital La Paz, Madrid (Spain); Committee for the Protection of Persons Ile de France II (CPP IDF II), Paris (France); Bioethics Commission of the Institute Pomnik-Centrum Zdrowia Dziecka (IPCZD, Centre of Child Health), Warszawa (Poland)). Informed written consent for study participation was obtained by parents or legal guardians of all study participants, and by study participants themselves if aged > 16 yrs.
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