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Effects of esomeprazole treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease on quality of life in 12- to 17-year-old adolescents: an international health outcomes study

  • Thirumazhisai Gunasekaran1, 2Email author,
  • Vasundhara Tolia3, 7,
  • Richard B Colletti4,
  • Benjamin D Gold5,
  • Barry Traxler6,
  • Marta Illueca6 and
  • Joseph A Crawley6
BMC Gastroenterology20099:84

Received: 13 February 2009

Accepted: 18 November 2009

Published: 18 November 2009

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Original Submission
13 Feb 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fabio Pace
30 Jun 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marco Scarpa
4 Aug 2009 Author responded Author comments - T.S. Gunasekaran
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Aug 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Sep 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marco Scarpa
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Nov 2009 Editorially accepted
18 Nov 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-9-84

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Authors’ Affiliations

Lutheran General Children's Hospital
Loyola Medical Center
Wayne State University
University of Vermont
Emory University School of Medicine
AstraZeneca LP
Providence Hospital