Received: 13 November 2019
Accepted: 30 March 2020
First Online: 16 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study will be conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki. The internal review board of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology approved the protocol (AIG/IEC28/04.2017-03). Informed consent will be obtained from all participating patients in oral and written form prior to randomization. The information will be collected by the sponsor of the trial or one of his delegates. On the consent form, participants will be asked if they agree to use of their data, should they choose to withdraw from the trial. These are available from the corresponding author on request. Participants will also be asked for permission for the research team to share relevant data with people at the universities taking part in the research or with regulatory authorities, when relevant. This trial does not involve collecting biological specimens for storage.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.