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  1. Annette Fritscher-Ravens1,
  2. Peter Milla2
  1. 1European Paediatric Capsule Study Group, Homerton University Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2European Paediatric Capsule Study Group, UCL Institute of Child Health London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Annette Fritscher-Ravens, Department of Gastroenterology, Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR, UK; fri.rav{at}

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