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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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Factors associated with presenting >12 hours after symptom onset of acute myocardial infarction among Veteran men

  • Kelly McDermott1Email author,
  • Charles Maynard2,
  • Ranak Trivedi2,
  • Elliott Lowy2 and
  • Stephan Fihn2
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders201212:82

Received: 9 March 2012

Accepted: 20 September 2012

Published: 28 September 2012

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Original Submission
9 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jack Tsan
2 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gillian Whalley
13 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kelly McDermott
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
28 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2261-12-82

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Authors’ Affiliations

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Health Services Research & Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System