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Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Long acting β2-adrenocepter agonists are not associated with atrial arrhythmias after pulmonary resection

  • Keiji Yamanashi1,
  • Satoshi Marumo2Email author,
  • Ryota Sumitomo2,
  • Tsuyoshi Shoji3,
  • Motonari Fukui2,
  • Toshiro Katayama4 and
  • Cheng-long Huang2
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery201712:35

Received: 11 July 2016

Accepted: 12 May 2017

Published: 19 May 2017

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Original Submission
11 Jul 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Alston
6 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Keiji Yamanashi
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Alston
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 May 2017 Editorially accepted
19 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13019-017-0606-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
Respiratory Disease Center, Tazuke Kofukai Foundation, Medical Research Institute, Kitano Hospital, Osaka, Japan
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Otsu Hospital, Shiga, Japan
Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Engineering, Himeji Dokkyo University, Hyogo, Japan