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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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Bleeding events associated with a low dose (110 mg) versus a high dose (150 mg) of dabigatran in patients treated for atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

BMC Cardiovascular DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:83

Received: 10 January 2017

Accepted: 7 March 2017

Published: 15 March 2017

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Original Submission
10 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jessica Skelley
22 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hiten Patel
24 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Pravesh Bundhun
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
15 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12872-017-0511-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University
Department of Cardiology, The People’s Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region