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World Gastroenterology Organisation Global Guidelines Constipation—A Global Perspective


Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology: January 2012 - Volume 46 - Issue 1 - p 90
doi: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e3182419db9
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The article on page 483 of the July 2011 issue has been replaced at In the original article, the author listing was omitted. The correct author list and the author affiliations are below. In addition, a number of corrections have been made to the text. We apologize for these errors.

Greger Lindberg, MD, PhD,* Saeed S. Hamid, MD,† Peter Malfertheiner, MD,‡ Ole Ostergaard Thomsen, MD, PhD,§ Luis Bustos Fernandez, MD,‖ James Garisch, MD,¶ Alan Thomson, MD,# Khean-Lee Goh, MD,** Rakesh Tandon, MD,†† Suliman Fedail, MD,‡‡ Benjamin C.Y. Wong, MD,§§ Aamir Ghafoor Khan, MD,‖‖ Justus H. Krabshuis,¶¶ and Anton LeMair, MD##

From the *Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; †Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan; ‡Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany; §University of Copenhagen, Herlev Hospital, Herlev, Denmark; ‖Hospital Bonorino Udaondo, Buenos Aires, Argentina; ¶St Georges Hospital, Port Elizabeth, South Africa; #University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; **University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; ††All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; ‡‡University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan; §§Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; ‖‖Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan; ¶¶Highland Data, Tourtoirac, France; and ##Highland Data, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

This guideline is written and reviewed by a committee of the WGO chaired by Dr Lindberg.


1. WGO Guideline. World Gastroenterology Organisation Global Guideline: Constipation—A Global Perspective. J Clin Gastroenterol 2011; 45: 483–487
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