Development of the first disability index for inflammatory bowel disease based on the international classification of functioning, disability and health
Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet, Alarcos Cieza, William J Sandborn, Michaela Coenen, Yehuda Chowers, Toshifumi Hibi, Nenad Kostanjsek, Gerold Stucki, Jean-Frederic Colombel
Gut | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
The preliminary studies and the consensus conference were funded by the French association INTEST-INFO (www.intestinfo.com). Abbott provided funding for the IPNIC programme. F Peretz (independent medical writer) provided medical writing and editing services in the development of the manuscript. Financial support for these services was provided by Abbott.J-F Colombel, J Cosnes, T Oresland, L Peryin-Biroulet, W Reinisch, W Sandborn, J Scholmerich, S Travis, G Van Assche, and M Vecchi have received research support from and/or served as consultants for Abbott Laboratories. No potential conflicts (financial, professional, or personal) relevant to the manuscript for the other authors.