Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-08-06
Received: 17 May 2018
Accepted: 27 July 2018
First Online: 6 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All patients declared written consent. The CRC study was approved by local ethics committee of the University of Kiel (AZ 110/99), Germany. The use of patient materials for the DZL study was approved by local ethics committee of the University of Lübeck (AZ 12–220), Germany.The OLP study design complied with the Declaration of Helsinki, and was approved by the ethics board of the Christian-Albrecht-University of Kiel, Germany (reference number: D 426/08). All patients gave written informed consent upon inclusion into the study.
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