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Efficacy, safety and cost analyses in ulcerative colitis patients undergoing granulocyte and monocyte adsorption or receiving prednisolone

  • Keiichi Tominaga1Email author,
  • Masakazu Nakano1,
  • Mina Hoshino1,
  • Kazunari Kanke1 and
  • Hideyuki Hiraishi1
BMC Gastroenterology201313:41

DOI: 10.1186/1471-230X-13-41

Received: 22 September 2012

Accepted: 25 February 2013

Published: 1 March 2013

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Original Submission
22 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Takafumi Tabuchi
21 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - yasuo suzuki
3 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - Keiichi Tominaga
Resubmission - Version 4
3 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
25 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
1 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-13-41

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Gastroenterology, Dokkyo Medical University