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An alternative method for quantifying coronary artery calcification: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)

  • C Jason Liang1,
  • Matthew J Budoff2,
  • Joel D Kaufman3,
  • Richard A Kronmal1 and
  • Elizabeth R Brown1, 4Email author
BMC Medical Imaging201212:14

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2342-12-14

Received: 26 November 2011

Accepted: 2 July 2012

Published: 2 July 2012

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Original Submission
26 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Franco Pessana
22 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Uwe Nixdorff
26 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Chao-Kang Liang
Resubmission - Version 3
26 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
7 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Franco Pessana
18 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Uwe Nixdorff
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
2 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
2 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2342-12-14

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington
Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Medicine, and Epidemiology, University of Washington
Vaccine and Infectious Disease and Public Health Sciences Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center