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Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Early clinical outcomes of on-pump beating-heart versus off-pump technique for surgical revascularization in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction: the experience of a single center

  • LiMin Xia1,
  • Qiang Ji2,
  • Kai Song2,
  • JinQiang Shen2,
  • YunQing Shi2,
  • RunHua Ma2,
  • WenJun Ding2 and
  • ChunSheng Wang1Email author
Contributed equally
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery201712:11

Received: 24 August 2016

Accepted: 25 January 2017

Published: 23 February 2017

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Original Submission
24 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mohamed Alattar
19 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Charanjit Khurana
13 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Li Xia
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jan 2017 Editorially accepted
23 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13019-017-0572-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Shanghai Cardiovascular Disease Research Institute, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery of Zhongshan Hospital Fudan University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China