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Endoscopic large-balloon dilation alone versus endoscopic sphincterotomy plus large-balloon dilation for the treatment of large bile duct stones

  • Jae Chul Hwang1,
  • Jin Hong Kim1Email author,
  • Sun Gyo Lim1,
  • Soon Sun Kim1,
  • Sung Jae Shin1,
  • Kee Myung Lee1 and
  • Byung Moo Yoo1
BMC Gastroenterology201313:15

Received: 13 October 2012

Accepted: 10 January 2013

Published: 17 January 2013

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Original Submission
13 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jan-Werner Poley
19 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jong Ho Moon
2 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Evangelos Kalaitzakis
21 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jae Chul Hwang
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
17 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-13-15

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Gastroenterology, Ajou University School of Medicine