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Harnessing the Hashtag: A Standard Approach to GI Dialogue on Social Media

The American Journal of Gastroenterology volume 111, pages 10821084 (2016) | Download Citation

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  1. Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    • Austin L Chiang
  2. Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA

    • Bryan Vartabedian
  3. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

    • Brennan Spiegel


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Competing interests

Guarantor of the article: Austin L. Chiang, MD.

Specific author contributions: Austin L. Chiang, MD: devised hashtag ontology, sought endorsement from GI organizations and publications, and drafted the manuscript; Bryan Vartabedian, MD: devised hashtag ontology and drafted the manuscript; Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS: devised hashtag ontology and drafted the manuscript; All author have approved submission of this final draft.

Financial support: None.

Potential competing interests: None.

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Correspondence to Austin L Chiang.

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