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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on magnesium in addition to beta-blocker for prevention of postoperative atrial arrhythmias after coronary artery bypass grafting

  • Xiaosan Wu1,
  • Congxia Wang1Email author,
  • Jinyun Zhu1,
  • Chunyan Zhang1,
  • Yan Zhang1 and
  • Yanhua Gao1
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders201313:5

Received: 11 October 2012

Accepted: 22 January 2013

Published: 23 January 2013

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Original Submission
11 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fausto Biancari
27 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Cook
20 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Congxia Wang
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
23 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2261-13-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Medical School, Xi’an Jiaotong University